Rachel was born and raised in Upstate NY. After graduating high school she moved to Virginia and received her bachelors degree in biology from Bridgewater College. The snowy winters in NY called her back and she received her nursing degree from Elmira College in 2013. She began pursuing her Masters degree in 2016 and graduated from Upstate Medical University in May 2018. Previous to joining KidMed, Rachel worked in telemetry/cath lab and ER nursing roles. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Rachel recently moved back to Virginia with her husband, daughter, and their pembroke corgi, Lindie.