Rachel Fisher : NIDDK

Rachel Fisher

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 624C
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-7722

Email: fisherrachel@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:
Program Analyst, Division of Nutrition Research Coordination

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:
Engage in several research projects relating to obesity by providing analytical expertise with large datasets; serve as primary contact for DHHS obesity mapping project; review DHHS nutrition education publications; serve as the co-lead for the DNRC National Nutrition Month Brochure (annual publication); attend and represent the DNRC at scientific, trans-NIH, or other nutrition-related meetings as assigned by the Division Director/Deputy Director; maintain an up-to-date calendar of nutrition conferences on the DNRC website, and participate in a variety of specialized assignments as need arises.

Previous Training and Experience:

BS, Dietetics, James Madison University (1997-2001)

MS, Food Policy and Applied Nutrition, Tufts University, Boston (2001-2004)

MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tufts University, Boston (2001-2004)

Healthy Policy Analyst, Health Care Finance and Policy, a division of Health and Human Services in Massachusetts (2003-2005)

Dietetic Internship, University of Northern Colorado, distance education (2006-present)

Committees/ Working Groups:

NIH Nutrition Coordinating Committee (NCC)

NCC Nutrition Education Subcommittee

NIDDK Epidemiology Working Group

Other Activities:

Member, American Dietetic Association

Member, American Public Health Association

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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