M.S.W., College of Public Health, Temple University
Phone: 410-837-3977 ext. 276
Rachel received her Master of Social Work from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to receiving her master’s degree, Rachel spent time living and working in Camden, New Jersey with at risk youth and people experiencing homelessness. After receiving her MSW, Rachel primarily worked with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder for over 3 years as a therapist. During her time at FRI, Rachel has worked with Dr. Karen Alexander as the research coordinator on a Clinical Trials Network study that sought to address the opioid epidemic. She is currently working with Drs. Karen Alexander and Steven Carswell on a technology-based intervention using Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for African American caregivers of people living with HIV/AIDS.