Team

Rebecca Weintraub, MD

Faculty Director, Global Health Delivery Project
Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Rebecca Weintraub, MD

Rebecca Weintraub, MD is the Faculty Director of the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University. She 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. Dr. Weintraub is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and serves as an Advisor for the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. 

She has led the research and development of Cases in Global Health Delivery, a collection of over 35 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, Dr. Weintraub has led GHDonline.org, a network of virtual communities that connects 20,000+ health professionals from more than 185 countries and 7,000 organizations. 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.

Dr. Weintraub co-founded Jumpstart, the national AmeriCorps program reaching more than 50,000 preschoolers and their communities. She serves as a technical advisor to Ashoka, promoting the work of health entrepreneurs, as a member of the New Enlgand Journal of Medicine's Perspectives Advisory Board, and as a board member of several nongovernmental organizations. As a Senior Institute Associate at Harvard Business School she has collaborated with Professor Michael Porter to develop new strategies to disseminate valued based health care delivery. In 2014, the World Economic Forum honored Dr. Weintraub as a Young Global Leader. Dr. Weintraub graduated from Yale University, Stanford School of Medicine, and completed her medical training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Tom Bauer, MBA

Lead Moderator, GHDonline, Global Health Delivery Project
Senior Director, Patient and Family Education, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Tom Bauer, MBA

As GHDonline's Lead Moderator, Tom Bauer supports GHDonline moderators to deliver valuable and important content to members. Tom has been a member of the GHDonine Community since 2014 and is the current moderator of the Population Health Community. 

Tom also serves as the Senior Director of Patient and Family Education at Johns Hopkins Medicine, with over 40 years of experience covering the full continuum of health care.

Isabelle Celentano

Community Experience Designer, GHDonline, Global Health Delivery Project
Isabelle Celentano

As the Community Experience Designer for GHDonline, Isabelle works at the intersection of GHD’s community management and software development teams to identify opportunities to improve the platform for users. Isabelle earned her BA in Communication Studies and Media Arts from Northeastern University. In the fall, she will pursue her MPH with a concentration in social and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington.

Elissa Dakers

Community Coordinator, GHDonline, Global Health Delivery Project
Elissa Dakers

As community coordinator, Elissa supports the GHDonline communities and assists with the Project's marketing and social media efforts. She is currently a candidate for a BA in International Affairs and Anthropology with a focus on Global Health at Northeastern University. Prior to joining the GHD team, Elissa worked with Pathfinder International and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. As part of her academic studies, Elissa has participated in two international programs in Kenya and Peru, both focused on public health and community development. 

Claire Donovan

Research Assistant, Global Health Delivery Project
Claire Donovan

Claire supports the development of GHD's teaching case studies and other educational materials. She earned her BA from the University of Notre Dame, where she studied French and Francophone Studies and International Development. Prior to joining the GHD team, Claire spent a year studying obstacles to micronutrient supplementation among pregnant women in Togo through a Fulbright research grant. Claire focused her undergraduate studies on issues in global health delivery, including HIV/AIDS in Uganda and nutritional support for pregnant women in Senegal. She enjoys working at the intersection of global health research and policy implementation.

Amy Madore, MPA

Senior Case Writer, Global Health Delivery Project
Amy Madore, MPA

As a Senior Case Writer, Amy plans, researches, and writes teaching cases that capture innovative global health delivery and policy interventions. Amy has written case studies with GHD on EMR in Uganda, tobacco control in the Philippines, and HIV/AIDS and national health insurance in South Africa, as well as aided with research on the relationship between national HIV programs and national health systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Amy also coordinated the GHDonline communities and supported the design and implementation of GHD’s global health courses. She has experience in the nonprofit sector, having been a program manager for a large food bank, and she has done policy research and analysis. Amy has a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in sociology, international studies, and French from Trinity University.

Julie Rosenberg, MPH

Director of Research and Publications, Global Health Delivery Project
Julie Rosenberg, MPH

Julie has helped to plan, research, write and publish more than 35 Harvard Business School-style teaching cases and analytical teaching guides documenting lessons in global health delivery. She has contributed to building analytical frameworks, writing scholarly articles, and executing several research projects commissioned by global health institutes and the World Health Organization. She manages the GHD Faculty Network and provides support to those wanting to teach GHD cases. Prior to GHD, Julie worked in clinical research at Emory University School of Medicine and in community-based nonprofit organizations in Latin America and the US. Julie has an MPH in epidemiology and global health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a BA in anthropology (summa cum laude), with pre-med coursework and a Spanish language certificate, from Harvard College.

Aaron VanDerlip

Software Engineer, GHDonline, Global Health Delivery Project
Aaron VanDerlip

Prior to joining GHD, Aaron worked as a Web Developer for Oxfam America and as Developer/Project Manager for Jazkarta, a company that develops websites and web applications using open source technologies. Aaron holds a BSc (Hons) in Sociology from Portland State University and has completed Post-Bach studies in Computer Science from Southern Oregon University.

Keri Wachter

Director of Strategy and Programs, Global Health Delivery Project
Keri Wachter

Keri manages GHD’s partnerships and educational programs. She contributes to case study development, scholarly writing, business development, and communications. She has worked in academic global health at Harvard and at the University of Cape Town, where she focused on access to health and justice for victims of gender-based violence. Previously, she worked with the Aspen Institute to launch the 2009 Aspen Health Forum and with Public Radio International to conduct research for a book on the roots of creativity. She received her Bachelor’s from Columbia University.

GHDonline Moderators

GHDonline has nearly 40 moderators who bring subject matter expertise, guidance, and structure to our communities.