Rebecca Emeny

Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: United StatesCategory: Analysis

Rebecca Emeny, PhD, MPH, is a Research Scientist and Teaching Faculty at The Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Rebecca received her undergraduate degree in Science, Technology and Society from Cornell University and her graduate degree in biomedical science from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She is a translational researcher with doctoral and post-doctoral training in microbiology/immunology and molecular epidemiology with expertise in neuroimmune mechanisms of chronic disease, resilience, and wellbeing in aging.

Dr. Emeny received her Master of Public Health at the Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich, Germany and worked as the deputy director of the mental health working group of the Institute of Epidemiology of the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen from 2009-2015. Over her career, Rebecca has transitioned from experimental to observational studies in order to understand underlying mechanisms of chronic, non-communicable disease. Dr. Emeny is committed to applying this knowledge in patient and community centered research that enhances individual and population resiliency in order to improve public health and sustainable global health equity.

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Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

A U.S. Public Health Perspective One month shy of two years into a global pandemic caused by the novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Associated Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), with news of …