GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Collaborating with Ariadne Labs on Better Evidence to catalyze the integration of evidence based clinical resources at the frontline of care delivery.
Rebecca is an assistant professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Rebecca is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
She has led the research and development of the award-winning Cases in Global Health Delivery, a collection of 40 Harvard Business School case studies with Harvard Business Publishing, available online at no cost to the public and taught at over 500 schools of medicine, public health, and business. Since 2008, Rebecca has led GHDonline.org. Her research on value based health care delivery has been funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Global Fund, World Health Organization, the Commonwealth Fund, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Rebecca co-founded Jumpstart, the national AmeriCorps program reaching more than 50,000 preschoolers and their communities. She is currently an advisor to the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation investing in health entrepreneurs and is a member of the New England Journal of Medicine's Perspectives Advisory Board. Rebecca is an associate faculty member at Ariadne Labs. In 2014, the World Economic Forum honored Rebecca as a Young Global Leader and currently is a Health Innovators Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Rebecca graduated from Yale University, Stanford School of Medicine, and completed her medical training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Nyanza Province, Kenya. The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery., January 1, 2015
Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands), March 18, 2014
Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation, March 1, 2014
GHDonline.org: an innovative technology to leverage the
wisdom of the crowds and improve global health delivery, January 1, 2014
Globalization and health, November 7, 2013
GHD029: Partners In Health in Neno, Malawi. [Case study and teaching note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., July 1, 2013
GHD027: Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Nyanza Province, Kenya. [Case study and teaching note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., October 1, 2012
GHDC04: Cases in Global Health Delivery Glossary. [Concept note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., October 1, 2012
GHDC06: HIV Prevention. [Concept note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., October 1, 2012
GHD026: Electronic Medical Records at the ISS Clinic in Mbarara, Uganda. [Case study and teaching note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., May 1, 2012