Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP
Rachel N. Caskey, MD, MAPP is Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Academic Internal Medicine at UIC, and health services researcher at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine and School of Public Health. After medical school, she completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency program at the University of Michigan and is board certified in both pediatrics and internal medicine and is a primary care provider for all ages. As a health services researcher, Dr. Caskey’s work focuses on investigating novel mechanisms to positively impact and incentivize preventive health behaviors which result in improved health outcomes. Her recent projects include employing principles of behavioral economics to improve adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and studying alternate HPV vaccine delivery mechanisms to improve adolescent vaccination. She is recognized locally and nationally for her research. Dr. Caskey has an appointment at UIC’s school of public health in the division of maternal child health where she teaches courses on health outcomes. She is a member of the UIC Cancer Center where she collaborates on efforts to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer.