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Rachel Reimer, PhD

Rachel Reimer, PhD is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the department of public health at Des Moines University. Additionally, she currently serves as the Program Director for both the CEPH-accredited MPH program as well as the CAHME-accredited MHA program. Prior to leading the faculty, staff, and students in the department of public health at DMU, Dr. Reimer served as an assistant professor in the MPH program, and taught courses on social and behavioral sciences, research methods, intervention science, maternal and child health. Dr. Reimer’s public health research has covered a number of topics including healthy eating and exercise among families, HPV vaccination behaviors, racial / ethnic disparities in smoking behavior and beliefs, and more recently examining epigenetic markers among tobacco users.

Dr. Reimer obtained her Bachelor of Scienceat the University of Iowa, and her Master’s and PhDs from Iowa State University in the Department of Psychology.

Dr. Reimer has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.