Rachel Fabi, PhD

PhD Student

Rachel Fabi, PhD is a recent doctoral degree recipient in the Bioethics and Health Policy program. She received her BA in Political Science, with an interdisciplinary focus in Health Policy and Bioethics, from Yale University in 2011. Before coming to Hopkins, Rachel taught high school math in the Mississippi Delta as a Teach For America corps member. Rachel has worked at the Hastings Center on the Undocumented Patients Project and at the Maryland State Office of Immigrant Health as a HRSA Public Health Practice fellow. Her research interests include immigrant health policy; women’s and maternal/child health policy; racial and geographic disparities in access to and quality of health care; informed consent for medical research; and organ and bone marrow donation and allocation policies.

Rachel has recently accepted a faculty position at the SUNY Upstate Medical University, Center for Bioethics & Humanities.

Recent Publications:

Wherry, L. R., Fabi, R., Schickedanz, A., & Saloner, B. (2017). State And Federal Coverage For Pregnant Immigrants: Prenatal Care Increased, No Change Detected For Infant Health. Health Affairs, 36(4), 607-615.

Fabi, R., & Saloner, B. (2016). Covering Undocumented Immigrants — State Innovation in California. New England Journal of Medicine, 375(20), 1913-1915.

Fabi, R. (2016). “Respect for Persons,” Not “Respect for Citizens”. American Journal of Bioethics, 16(10), 69-70.

Kass, N., Faden, R., Fabi, R. E., Morain, S., Hallez, K., Whicher, D., . . . Pitcavage, J. (2016). Alternative consent models for comparative effectiveness studies: Views of patients from two institutions. AJOB Empirical Bioethics, 7(2), 92-105.