Rachel Glassford is the 2014-2015 Education and Research Fellow for the American Medical Student Association. Originally from a small town in Wisconsin, Rachel is completing a Master of Public Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Her MPH degree emphasizes Prevention and Community Health, particularly health programming development, implementation and evaluation. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. Prior to serving as Education and Research Fellow, Rachel served as Premedical Trustee in 2013-2014 and Premedical Regional Director in 2011-2012. She also served as a Chapter Officer at her local UMN Twin Cities chapter for two years.
Rachel is interested in the interdisciplinary nature of public health programming and primary care provision, particularly in resource scarce and rural areas.