Rachel M. Alvarez

Rachel M. Alvarez

Rachel M. Alvarez, MPH, CHES (she/her) is the Health Educator for alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs at Sacramento State where she works to reduce harm related to substance misuse for the campus community. Prior to her work at Sacramento State Rachel held a variety of positions at the Sacramento Native American Health Center promoting safe practices related to sexual and reproductive health and mental health. Additionally, she managed several programs that combined cultural practices with Western Medicine to best serve the local Native community. Rachel earned her Master’s in Public Health from the University of San Francisco and also is a Certified Health Education Specialist. In her free time, Rachel enjoys competing on an Outrigger canoe team, reading, and spending time with her partner Greg and their two fur babies, Roxi and Pistachio. Rachel can be found on LinkedIn (Rachel M. Alvarez) or reached via email at Rachel.Alvarez@csus.edu.

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