Rachel Otte

Credentials: BS, MPH

Position title: Research Analyst

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: rcotte@wisc.edu

Rachel smiles. She has long dark hair and wears a red blouse.

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University in biology: biomedical, cellular & molecular and a minor in psychology. She also holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

At CHDR, Rachel serves as a research analyst on the Historical Archives Research Team. In this role, she uses REDCap to construct residential and occupational timelines for ADRC Brain Bank decedents by analyzing and interpreting historical archives. 

Rachel has previous experience in cell biology research, program evaluation, and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence. She has worked on several projects aimed at advancing health equity and devotes her career to reducing health disparities through research and policy.