Lindsey Leininger PhD MA
Dr. Lindsey Leininger, Dear Pandemic’s Nerdy-Girl-in-Chief, is a public health scientist who teaches and writes about data-driven health policy. Her greatest professional passion is helping health care decision-makers make sense of medical data. Over her career she has taught and trained policymakers, physicians, patient advocates, and executives about the intelligent use of public health and medical evidence. She is on faculty at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where she teaches courses at the intersection of health analytics, public health, and the health care industry. Prior to joining Dartmouth, she spent a decade designing and leading regulatory science engagements for public health insurance programs, both in academic and think-tank settings. Lindsey received her PhD from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. She is a devotee of mindfulness and New England’s mountain ranges.