Loreen Straub


Loreen Straub, MD, MS is an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Investigator in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Straub received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and a Master of Science in Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in perinatal and pediatric pharmacoepidemiology in the Division and is a NICHD-T32 fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Her research centers on the utilization, comparative safety and effectiveness of medications in pregnant and pediatric populations, with a particular focus on psychotropic substances. She also has a special interest in the advancement of methods to improve the utilization of large population-based healthcare databases for epidemiologic research.