PhD, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, 2007; MA, Northeastern University, 2001; AB, Princeton University, 1999
Health care, data analytics, public policy
Dr. Lindsey Leininger is an expert in public health policy. Her work is driven by a fierce commitment to improving health outcomes among medically and socioeconomically vulnerable populations. She has a longstanding interest in the health care safety net and a newer line of work on fighting “infodemics” – outbreaks of medical misinformation that flare alongside outbreaks of disease. At Tuck, she teaches courses on data-driven decision-making in the health sector. She also serves as Faculty Director for the Center for Health Care. Prior to Tuck, Lindsey spent a decade leading research and technical assistance projects for public health insurers, both as an academic and as a think-tank researcher. She holds a PhD in health policy from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy.