Dr. Rachel Vreeman
Director of Research for the IU Center for Global Health
North American Director of Research for the AMPATH Research Network
Dr. Rachel Vreeman began her career in global health during her pediatrics residency with the AMPATH program. Upon joining the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, she continued to serve AMPATH as a health services researcher and pediatrician, while directing the AMPATH pediatric research program. Dr. Vreeman is now the Director of Research for the IU Center for Global Health and the North American Director of Research for the AMPATH Research Network. Her passion and research focus has been providing the best possible long-term HIV care for children. She also chairs the global pediatric group for the International Epidemiologic Databases Evaluating AIDS (IeDEA).
Dr. Vreeman has a bachelor's degree in English from Cornell University and her medical degree is from Michigan State University. She completed her pediatrics residency, a chief residency and a fellowship in Children's Health Services Research at Indiana University School of Medicine, concurrently earning a Master of Science in Clinical Research. Dr. Vreeman divides her time between Indianapolis and western Kenya. In her spare time, she has co-authored three popular books debunking medical myths.