Rebecca Kaplan is a historian of medicine and public health. Her research interests include animal health and disease, One Health, and global health. While at the Science History Institute she will be exploring how pharmaceuticals are developed, marketed, and used across animal populations.

Rebecca holds a PhD in the history of health sciences from the University of California, San Francisco, and an MS in epidemiology from the University of Texas School of Public Health. Before joining the Science History Institute Rebecca was the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow at the Pulitzer Center, and she taught at UC Berkeley, Michigan State University, and UT Southwestern Medical School.