Rebecca Houston-Read

Senior Research Assistant CLF Massachusetts

Rebecca Houston-Read is the Senior Research Assistant on CLF’s Ventures Team. She plays a key role in research activities for the Healthy Neighborhoods Study, a longitudinal Participatory Action Research (PAR) study investigating the relationship between urban development and community health. Her tasks include data collection, management, and analysis, as well as providing research support to local community partners. She previously worked on the Health Neighborhoods Study as a research assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning.


Rebecca is a native of the Boston area and recently graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Government. In her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.