Rebekka Lee, ScD
Dr. Lee has been conducting research at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) for the past 10 years. She is currently a Research Associate at the Harvard School of Public Health Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity (HPRC), where she manages the evaluation of Boston Public Health Commission’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Obesity and Hypertension Demonstration Project and leads an 8-week training program designed to build the capacity of community partners in public health research. She also serves as a Research and Evaluation Consultant for the Community Health Innovations and Research Program at Harvard Catalyst, providing technical assistance on implementation science, mixed methods, and community-based participatory research. Bekka completed her doctoral degree in the Department of Social and Behavior Sciences at HSPH in spring 2013 with a dissertation focused on implementation of community-based interventions. She authored a chapter focused on schools in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice and previously participated in the Health Communication Doctoral Fellowship at the Cancer Community Research Center. Bekka calls Jamaica Plain, MA home. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking tasty meals with her CSA produce and taking weekend trips to the tiny house that her partner built in western Maine.