Bobby Milstein

Boston University

Adjunct Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences

Bobby Milstein, PhD, is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Community Health Services at the Boston University School of Public Health. As of 2018, he is a visiting Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a director of ReThink Health for the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation. For 20 years, Dr. Milstein worked for the CDC where he helped develop new initiatives and lead several research team. For his work, he has received funding from the NIH and the CDC's Honor Award for Excellence in Innovation, among many others.

Bobby directs Rippel’s work on System Strategy, is a member of Rippel’s Strategy and Management Team, and is a Visiting Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Bobby is a principal contributor to the ReThink Health initiative’s projects Portfolio Design for Healthier Regions and Amplifying Stewardship Together. He also leads a suite of nationwide influence activities and coordinates ongoing development of the ReThink Health Dynamics Model, the Well-Being Portfolio Design Calculator, and other simulation tools that let leaders play out the consequences of their scenarios for change. In 2018, Bobby and four co-authors wrote the official brief that defines “health and well-being” as the central focus for the Healthy People 2030 Framework for the United States.