Dr. Rachel Madley is a Health Policy Advisor for Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. She leads the Congresswoman’s work on all healthcare issues including Medicare for All, Medicare reform, and healthcare access. Before that, Rachel was a Congressional Affairs Specialist for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Rachel received her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Columbia University and her B.Sc. in Cellular and Molecular Biology with a minor in Community Action and Social Change from University of Michigan. Her work has been published in the New York Times, Business Insider, and The Scientist.