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Rachel Dreyer, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct

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Rachel Dreyer, PhD


Dr Dreyer is a Clinical Research Scientist at Facebook Reality Labs (Health Technology). In her role at Meta she is developing and executing Digital health projects aimed at improving health outcomes throughout the world. Previously, Dr. Dreyer was full time faculty at Yale, during which time she sought to improve health care quality by accelerating the implementation of patient-centered outcomes research. More specifically, her work has pioneered efforts to improve outcomes for patients with heart disease, with a focus on understanding disparities in women. Her work has been featured in various high impact journals including JAMA and Circulation and she is an Affiliate reviewer for Medrxiv (Pre-print server for health sciences, BMJ, Yale University). Dr Dreyer remains adjunct faculty at the Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health where she continues to collaborate with colleagues in academia. She received her BSc and PhD (Clinical research/Epidemiology) at the University of Adelaide.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Adelaide (Australia) (2013)
  • BS (Hon)
    University of Adelaide (Australia) (2007)

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