Rebecca Rudel, DrPH, MPH, RD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Rebecca Rudel
617.638.8052
801 Massachusetts Ave

Biography

Dr. Rudel is an implementation scientist and evaluator focused on the intersection between clinical care and public health. She uses implementation science frameworks and methods to evaluate programs and interventions that aim to improve quality of and access to care for underserved and vulnerable populations. She has extensive experience designing and undertaking process and outcome evaluations for a variety of healthcare-based interventions, including an on-site produce market and a mobile health clinic. Methodologically, Dr. Rudel has expertise in mixed methods evaluations with an intensive focus on qualitative analysis. With a background as a dietitian, Professor Rudel combines her clinical and research expertise to design and evaluate interventions to improve health outcomes. She also takes an equity lens to her work, aiming to create an environment where all people have the ability to achieve optimal health.

Education

  • Boston University, DPH/DrPH
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MPH
  • Tufts University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 12/27/2023

    Rudel RK, Byhoff E, Strombotne KL, Drainoni ML, Greece JA. Healthcare-based food assistance programmes in the United States: a scoping review and typology. J Nutr Sci. 2023; 12:e128. PMID: 38155805.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Lysen L, Rudel R, Robinson D. Nutrition in Weight Management. In: Raymond JL, Morrow K, eds. Krause and Mahan’s Food and the Nutrition Care Process.16th ed. Elsevier. 2022.

  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Fan X, Rudel R, Berger M, Hershman M, Seres D. General Nutrition Principles. In: Yamada’s Textbook of Gastroenterology. 7th ed. Wiley. 2022.

  • Published on 7/17/2020

    Burgermaster M, Rudel R, Seres D. Dietary Sodium Restriction for Heart Failure: A Systematic Review of Intervention Outcomes and Behavioral Determinants. Am J Med. 2020 Dec; 133(12):1391-1402. PMID: 32682866.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2020

    Lysen L, Rudel R, Robinson D. Nutrition in Weight Management. In: Raymond JL, Morrow K, eds. Krause and Mahan’s Food and the Nutrition Care Process.15th ed. Elsevier. 2020.

  • Published on 2/26/2014

    Donovan NJ, Amariglio RE, Zoller AS, Rudel RK, Gomez-Isla T, Blacker D, Hyman BT, Locascio JJ, Johnson KA, Sperling RA, Marshall GA, Rentz DM. Subjective cognitive concerns and neuropsychiatric predictors of progression to the early clinical stages of Alzheimer disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Dec; 22(12):1642-51. PMID: 24698445.

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