Rebecca Wurtz, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management

Rebecca Wurtz

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-1387

Office Address:
C305 Mayo

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 729 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management

Distinguished University Teaching Professor

MD, Harvard Medical School

MPH, University of Illinois-Chicago

BA, History, Yale University


I am a board-certified infectious disease physician and population health informaticist who has worked in public health in local, state, federal, and international settings. 


Immunization barriers, electronic laboratory reporting, population health data standards, “data exhaust," and open health data

Awards & Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health




Teaching Areas

I am the program director for the Public Health Administration & Policy (PHAP) and Executive Public Health Administration & Policy (E-PHAP) programs. I teach courses in public health management and leadership. 


  • PubH 6751, Principles of Management in Health Services Organizations
  • PubH 7784, Master's Project Seminar: PHAP and HSRP&A