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Rachel Graves

Junior Research Fellow

Rachel Graves is a research fellow at the Center for Emergency Care and Research Policy and medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to this role, Rachel worked as a high school teacher in the Gwinnett County Public School system in Atlanta, Georgia.

 Rachel’s research interests include opioid use and prescription habits, prescription drug monitoring programs, and pain management. She is also interested in the narratives of pain and patient experiences with pain management as revealed by social media.

Rachel received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Boston College and is in the midst of completing her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. 

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