Rebecca Weintraub

Rebecca Weintraub

Director, Better Evidence

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: 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
NEWS - Perspectives
Boston Globe: Wastewater monitoring must be used as a tool to mitigate future COVID surges

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub and Catherine Klapperich pen an op-ed in the Boston Globe on the need to use and improve upon wastewater COVID-19 monitoring to mitigate infection surges.

Mar 21 2022
NEWS
WNYC: COVID Cases Resurge Globally Causing Fear of Another Wave

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub joins WNYC’s The Takeaway to discuss the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the globe.

Mar 18 2022
NEWS
ABC News: Rise in COVID-19 infections overseas may foreshadow increase in US, experts say

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub in ABC News on what wastewater data is telling us about the current COVID-19 situation and the continued importance of vaccines and boosters.

Mar 15 2022