Eve Wittenberg is a Senior Research Scientist in the Center for Health Decision Science. She studies methods for measuring patient-relevant outcomes, including quality of life, preferences, and economic 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 caregivers and women with cancer.
Dr. Wittenberg’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and the PhRMA Foundation. She serves on the editorial boards of Medical Decision Making and The Patient—Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. She has served on the Health Economics and Outcomes Research study section for AHRQ and on special emphasis panels for NCI, CDC and private foundations.
Dr. Wittenberg teaches an on-line course in decision science in the risk and decision science curriculum, in the Executive and Professional Continuing Education Program at HSPH, and in the Harvard College Writing Program. She also advises doctoral students and trainees.