Eve Wittenberg, PhD, MPP

Senior Scholar in Residence
Global Health and Learning Incubator
Harvard University

Senior Research Scientist
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Eve Wittenberg is a Senior Research Scientist in the Center for Health Decision Science at HSPH. Her research focuses on clinical and policy decision-making in health, including inputs to decisions such as values, risk perception and understanding. Her expertise is in the measurement of individual preferences, and specifically how people conceptualize and interpret risks in order to make decisions. Dr. Wittenberg’s work has addressed health risks in contexts ranging from public health issues of intimate partner violence and homelessness to clinical decisions related to cancer screening and treatment.

Dr. Wittenberg holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and a doctorate in Health Policy from Harvard University. Her research has been funded by NIH, AHRQ, CDC, PCORI, and private foundations, and has been published in national and international journals. She teaches in the decision science curriculum at HSPH and advises doctoral students in health policy.