Dr. Rebecca Weintraub on vaccine deserts and vaccination as a "family event."
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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ABC News: How greenlighting Pfizer’s new vaccine storage requirements could dramatically improve access
Dr. John Brownstein and Dr. Rebecca Weintraub explain why these FDA approvals matter and on it will improve vaccine access and equity.
Drs. Asaf Bitton and Rebecca Weintraub offer guidance on expediting plans to vaccinate children.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub outlines the need for global coordination to distribute COVID-19 vaccines and save lives.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub on COVID-19 variants and vaccines in India.
Harald Schmidt and Rebecca Weintraub pen an op-ed for the Boston Globe on open access to vaccinations.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub on NPR discussing the variation in access to vaccines state to state.
Rebecca Weintraub, Julie Rosenberg and Eric Goralnick suggest several upgrades that leaders should consider making to vaccine delivery systems before eligibility opens.
In a Q&A, Dr. Rebecca Weintraub discusses America’s vaccination progress and the potential benefits of global vaccination.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub on states' vaccine guidelines and their impact on front-line essential workers.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub remarks on the geopolitical implications of the U.S.'s plans for surplus vaccines.
Miami Herald: With Florida requiring doctor’s note for many, pace of COVID vaccination slows in Miami
Dr. Weintraub in the Miami Herald on the importance of an efficient vaccine delivery system.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub in USA Today on the evolving challenges of vaccine distribution.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub in the New York Times on the CDC's latest guidance for vaccinated individuals.