is the Community Engagement Director for the Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative. She has 16 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 director of program development and operations. In 2016, she joined TMC as the Program Director for the Reimagining Health Collaborative, helping churches create new or reimagined health ministries, and now also serves as the Project Director for TMC’s Churches Promoting Recovery Project, which is using translational research to create faithful and practical resources for churches responding to substance use issues in their communities. Prior to coming to Duke, she worked as a psychometrician and project coordinator at the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Programs center in 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.