Teaches Immunohematology and Foundations of Medical Laboratory Science II and III
Rachelle earned bachelor’s degrees in chemistry from OSU and Medical Laboratory Science from the OIT/OHSU MLS program. Rachelle completed her master’s degree in medical laboratory management from Rush University. For the first 12 years of her career, Rachelle worked as a night shift generalist, a Blood Bank Specialist and a Laboratory Manager in the Willamette Valley all before discovering her love of teaching at the College level. In addition to teaching her classes, she is the program’s Assessment Coordinator. Currently, Rachelle spends her spare time working with new managers in meeting Transfusion Service Compliance Regulations, contributing to curriculum for high school anatomy & physiology at the Hillsboro and Salem School Districts, and judging for the local high school and middle school science fairs as well as maintaining an active membership with her local chapter of American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS-OR).