U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-7722
Email: fisherrachel@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Health Policy AnalystMassachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy2003-2005
  • M.S.Tufts University2001-2004
  • M.P.H.Tufts University2001

Rachel Fisher, M.S., M.P.H., RD

Nutritionist, NIH Division of Nutrition Research Coordination

Current Responsibilities and Activities

I am a nutritionist in the Division of Nutrition Research Coordination, where I collaborate with other nutrition scientists within the NIH and across the federal government to identify new areas of research and to help ensure coherent communications and informed policy.  My responsibilities include overseeing the NIH quarterly nutrition newsletter, reviewing nutrition education materials, and designing and conducting research studies relating to obesity and nutrition using data from national, state, and local nutritional surveillance systems.  I also collaborate with other government researchers on the NIH Health and Wellness Council and support opportunities to promote and maintain health.

Current Committee Memberships

  • NIH Nutrition Coordinating Committee (NCC)Member
  • NCC Nutrition Education SubcommitteeMember
  • NIH Health and Wellness CouncilMember