University of Wisconsin–Madison

Rachel R Adler, ScD, RD

Associate Researcher

Rachel Adler is a registered dietitian with expertise in public health nutrition. She has a strong background in mixed methods and community-based research and is passionate about improving the lives of individuals and communities. She has been involved in a variety of research topics, including: the effect of nutrition and physical activity on age-related eye disease; social, environmental, and policy determinants of access to physical activity facilities in schools; and LGBTQ health. In her previous work, Rachel also partnered with local and national organizations for research and to advocate for policy change. She is currently an Associate Researcher with the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program, where she works with Corrine Voils. Rachel enjoys baking, biking, running, and chasing her three young sons in her free time.
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MADISON, WI 53792-0001


  • BS, Dietetics, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2006
  • ScD, Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2015