Eve Wittenberg

Senior Research Scientist
Harvard School of Public Health
Senior Research Scientist
PubMed Publications


Eve Wittenberg is a Senior Research Scientist in the Center for Health Decision Science. Her research focuses on the methodology of measuring patient-relevant outcomes, including quality of life, preferences, and utilities, and the integration of these measures into decision analysis. Her work also encompasses the psychology of decision making, and the influence of psychology on the perception and articulation of outcomes. She has a particular focus on women’s health, including homeless women, caregivers and women with cancer. 

Dr. Wittenberg’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and the PhRMA Foundation.  She has served on editorial boards for Quality of Life Research and The Patient, and as a grant reviewer for CDC and private foundations. She holds a master's degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a doctorate in health policy from Harvard University. She completed her post-doctoral training at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard School of Public Health. 

Cervical Cancer Screening in Homeless Women: a Discrete Choice Experiment

Understanding homeless women’s decision making about cervical cancer screening

Health Related Quality of Life Impacts of Illness on Family Members and Care Givers

Considering the effects of an illness on caregivers in decisions

Incorporating Parent Preferences in Decision Making about Childhood Vaccines

Identifying parental preferences for childhood vaccinations

Quality of Life Outcomes in Prescription and Injection Opioid Dependence

Measuring the quality of life impact of opioid dependence