Rebecca Weintraub

Rebecca Weintraub

Director, Better Evidence

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub is the Founding Director of the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University and co-leads the Global Health Delivery Intensive. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

She launched the Better Evidence Program at Ariadne Labs to design, test, and scale strategies to equip the current and future health workforce with the latest evidence to improve health outcomes.

In the midst of the pandemic, Dr. Weintraub expanded her portfolio to support public health decision makers to deliver COVID-19 vaccines. She advises public health departments, employers, HHS, and Ministries of Health. Her work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Health Affairs, and Harvard Business Review and cited by the New York Times, BBC, Netflix, and NPR.

She was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and 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.

Romper: Covid Vaccine “Deserts” For Kids Under 5 Make It Almost Impossible For Parents To Find Shots

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub in Romper on the Vaccine Equity Planner and the continued challenge of finding vaccines for kids under 5.

Feb 1 2023
Devex: Could this app transform delivery of last-mile health services?

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub in Devex on how digital applications can help close gaps and empower community health workers to expand from disease interventions to comprehensive care focused on health and well-being.

Jan 24 2023
Making global health knowledge accessible

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health highlights the Global Health Delivery Intensive program as it enrolls its 15th annual session.

NEWS - Perspectives
ABC News: Key challenges to vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19 and what we can do: Analysis

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub and colleagues pen a perspective in ABC News on the challenges ahead to vaccinate the youngest population.

Jun 10 2022
NEWS - Perspectives
STAT News: Narrowing the vaccine gap as boosters begin for people over 50

Rebecca Weintraub, Benjy Renton, and David Grabowski pen an op-ed published in STAT News on the need to continue efforts to close the COVID-19 vaccine gap.

Apr 1 2022