Rebecca Nielsen is a principal at Leavitt Partners, where she leads the firm’s public health team and oversees major strategy and public health engagements. She aids both public and commercial clients in strategy development, assessing new markets, and identifying opportunities for service expansion. Rebecca has been invited to speak or moderate on a variety of topics including social determinants of health investing, chronic disease prevention in a value context, and advancing evidence-based programs.
Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, Rebecca held a variety of positions within UnitedHealth Group, including senior director of Specialty Analytics and Management Products at Ingenix, program officer at Optum, and director of business development at Ingenix.
Rebecca holds a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.