Rebecca Weintraub

Rebecca Weintraub

Director, Better Evidence Lead

Rebecca Weintraub, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Rebecca leads Better Evidence and the COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery at Ariadne Labs. Dr. Weintraub is a practicing internist and vaccinator.

At Ariadne Labs, Rebecca leads Better Evidence, with the aim of equipping frontline providers and trainees with vital digital tools at critical moments in health care delivery. Better Evidence serves 30,000+ front-line providers in more than 150 countries and 150+ medical schools and clinical sites. In the midst of the pandemic, Rebecca launched the Vaccine Delivery workstream of Ariadne Labs’ COVID-19 Response. Rebecca leveraged her previous research in Vaccine Delivery to build tools for leaders and the public to manage the uncertainty of the vaccine portfolio and the dynamic supply and demand. She continues to advise the Health and Human Service’s National Vaccine Advisory Committee, State leaders, Health entrepreneurs, and serves on the CONVINCE Steering Committee.

Rebecca was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Rebecca is a Health Innovator fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Dr. Weintraub graduated from Yale University, Stanford School of Medicine, and completed her medical training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

NEWS - Perspectives
ABC News: Vaccine mandates work, but rollout will be a bumpy road for employers: Opinion

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub, John Brownstein, Ph.D., and Benjy Renton pen opinion piece for ABC News on employer vaccine mandates.

Sep 21 2021
NEWS - Perspectives
National League of Cities: Identifying COVID-19 Vaccine Deserts and Implementing Interventions

Rebecca Weintraub, Mansi Kansal, and John Brownstein write on how the Vaccine Equity Planner can help local officials and public health organizations better understand and reach the communities they serve.

Aug 11 2021
NEWS
The New Yorker: How the Delta Variant Is Changing the Public-Health Playbook

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub speaks with The New Yorker’s Isaac Chotiner on the Delta variant and describes the challenges of convincing vaccine skeptics.

Aug 3 2021
NEWS - Perspectives
NextBillion: The Supply and Demand Dilemma in COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing: Could Lessons from the Fashion Industry Provide Ideas for a Solution?

Rebecca Weintraub, Prashant Yadav, and Tom Johnston pen guest article on NextBillion on similarities between supplying a life-saving vaccine and the latest trend in streetwear.

Aug 2 2021