is the Managing Director for the Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative. She has 17 years of experience in domestic and international health research, study management, and program development. She first joined Duke Divinity School in 2012, working with the Clergy Health Initiative first as a project coordinator and later as director of program development and operations. In 2016, she joined TMC as the program director for the Reimagining Health Collaborative and later served as TMC’s Community Engagement Director, managing TMC’s events, lectures, and annual gatherings, as well as supporting several faculty translational research projects. Prior to coming to Duke, she worked as a psychometrician and project coordinator at the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Programs center at the University of California-San Diego for almost 7 years. Rachel is passionate about cooking for and feeding others, and exploring how gatherings of all kinds can foster connection and belonging. She lives in Raleigh with her husband, Neil and their toddler, Maggie.