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Rebecca Earnest, MPH

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Rebecca Earnest, MPH


Rebecca is a PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Disease, and is primarily interested in studying how to improve outbreak detection and response for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. Prior to coming to Yale, Rebecca was a Research Analyst in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where her work focused on modeling the potential impact of changes in disease control strategies. She received a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and also has four years of experience in global and domestic health consulting.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Epidemiology (2017)
  • BA
    College of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Economics (2012)