Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Rachel received her Master of Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University and Bachelor of Science from University of Evansville. With five years experience as an occupational therapist, Rachel has developed her skills working with individuals of all ages in the DayRehab setting across multiple sites with Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formally Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago). She has a passion for evidenced based practice, and has attended numerous continuing education courses to expand her knowledge in the field of occupational therapy with emphasis on rehabilitation and pediatrics. Her strong research interest began early in her education, as she was a research assistant during her graduate and undergraduate studies. She is the current recipient of the Buchanan Family Fellowship at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.