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.

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Advisory Board: 80 million American adults are still unvaccinated—here’s why, and how to reach them.

Rebecca Weintraub, MD, Director of Vaccine Delivery, recommended that primary care physicians treat vaccination like a “family event.” when vaccines become available to younger children.

Jul 21 2021
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National Press Foundation: Two New Tools for Reporting on Vaccine Access and Information Needs

The National Press Foundation featured the Vaccine Equity Planner, launched by Ariadne Labs, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Google as a tool for reporters. “Geographic access still matters,” said Rebecca Weintraub MD, Director of Vaccine Delivery at Ariadne Labs.

Jul 15 2021
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Forbes: How Well Does The Pfizer Vaccine Protect Against The Delta Variant? Here’s What We Know

Rebecca Weintraub, MD, Director of Vaccine Delivery at Ariadne Labs, commented on possible discrepancies in study data about the Pfizer vaccine’s effectiveness against the Delta variant of COVID-19.

Jul 13 2021
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Deseret News: COVID-19 vaccine deserts: What are they and why are they so dangerous?

The Deseret News reported on the Vaccine Equity Planner, noting that with the delta variant spreading, vaccine deserts are becoming increasingly worrisome.

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MedPage Today: Patients Want COVID Shot From Their Primary Care Docs

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub on vaccine deserts and vaccination as a “family event.”

Jul 8 2021