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Rachel N. Caskey


Chief, Division of Academic Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, College of Medicine - Internal Medicine
Medical Director, Prior Authorization program
Medical Director, Medically Fragile Technology Dependent waiver program

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Evidence Translation MCH (CHSC 512), 1/14/2019 – 5/3/2019
MPH Capstone Experience (IPHS 698), 1/16/2018 – 5/4/2018
MCH Leadership (IPHS 594), 1/16/2018 – 5/4/2018
MPH Capstone Experience (IPHS 698), 6/12/2017 – 8/4/2017
Independent Study PH (IPHS 596), 6/12/2017 – 8/4/2017
MPH Capstone Experience (IPHS 698), 1/9/2017 – 4/28/2017
Evidence Translation MCH (CHSC 512), 1/9/2017 – 4/28/2017
Evidence Translation MCH (CHSC 512), 1/11/2016 – 4/29/2016
Popln Hlth Determ-Variation (CHSC 510), 8/24/2015 – 12/4/2015

Selected Grants

COVID19 Project on EHR-Integrated Lifestyle Interventions For Adults Aged Fifty and Older (PIVOT), National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)., 5/15/2022 - 4/3/2027, Obligated Amount: $715963; Anticipated Amount: $3314363

Lost in Transition: Gaps in Care Coordination for Young Adults with Complex Medical Conditions, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation., 12/1/2021 - 11/30/2022, Obligated Amount: $100000; Anticipated Amount: $100000

CTA: Linking Inter-professional Newborn and Contraception Care (LINCC) Trial - A Novel Approach to Postpartum Contraception Provision at the Well- Baby Visit - AIM 2 & 3, Rush University Medical Center., 8/1/2021 - 2/28/2023, Obligated Amount: $194975; Anticipated Amount: $194975

COVID19 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) program � Contact Tracing, City of Chicago (Department of Public Health)., 3/1/2021 - 8/31/2022, Obligated Amount: $82000; Anticipated Amount: $82000

Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, US Department of Health & Human Services (Health Resources and Services Administration)., 6/1/2020 - 5/31/2025, Obligated Amount: $547250; Anticipated Amount: $2736250

Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, US Department of Health & Human Services (Health Resources and Services Administration)., 6/1/2020 - 5/31/2025, Obligated Amount: $547250; Anticipated Amount: $2736250

Improving Communication and Healthcare Outcomes for Patients With Communication Disabilities: the INTERACT Trial, University of Colorado - Denver., 5/1/2020 - 2/28/2023, Obligated Amount: $590793; Anticipated Amount: $590793

COVID19 CTA: An Adaptive Phase 2/3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Assessing Efficacy and Safety of Sarilumab for Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., 3/30/2020 - 6/30/2022, Obligated Amount: $166805; Anticipated Amount: $166805

I PROMOTE Illinois (Innovations to ImPRrOve Maternal OuTcomEs in Illinois), US Department of Health & Human Services (Health Resources and Services Administration)., 9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024, Obligated Amount: $5715715; Anticipated Amount: $9481875

Selected Publications

Olagoke, Ayokunle A, Floyd, Brenikki, Caskey, Rachel, Hebert-Beirne, Jennifer, Boyd, Andrew D, Molina, Yamile. (2022). Disentangling the Role of Religiosity in Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Religion and Health, 61, (2), 1734-1749. doi:10.1007/s10943-021-01490-5.

Olagoke, Ayokunle, Caskey, Rachel, Floyd, Brenikki, Hebert-Beirne, Jennifer, Boyd, Andrew, Molina, Yamilé. (2021). The interdependent roles of the psychosocial predictors of human papillomavirus vaccination among Christian parents of unvaccinated adolescents.. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 17, (12), 5433-5438. doi:10.1080/21645515.2021.2006027.

Mayer, Christopher, VanHise, Katherine, Caskey, Rachel, Naqvi, Mariam, Burwick, Richard M. (2021). Monoclonal Antibodies Casirivimab and Imdevimab in Pregnancy for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 138, (6), 937-939. doi:10.1097/aog.0000000000004603.

Tomaszewski, Tre, Morales, Alex, Lourentzou, Ismini, Caskey, Rachel, Liu, Bing, Schwartz, Alan, Chin, Jessie. (2021). Identifying False Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Information and Corresponding Risk Perceptions From Twitter: Advanced Predictive Models. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23, (9), e30451. doi:10.2196/30451.

Caskey, Rachel. (2021). Behavioral Economics as a Model to Improve Adolescent and Adult Vaccination. Clinical Therapeutics, 43, (10), 1649-1653. doi:10.1016/j.clinthera.2021.07.009.

Caskey, Rachel N, Olender, Sarah E, Zocchi, Alejandra, Bergo, Cara J, Uesugi, Keriann H, Haider, Sadia, Handler, Arden S. (2021). Addressing Women’s Health Care Needs During Pediatric Care. Women’s Health Reports, 2, (1), 227-234. doi:10.1089/whr.2021.0016.

Krishnakumar, Divya, Caskey, Rachel, Hughes, Ashley M. (2021). Examining the Influence of Power Distance on Psychological Safety Within Healthcare Teams. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, 10, (1), 194-198. doi:10.1177/2327857921101130.

Handler, Arden, Bergo, Cara, Dominik, Bethany, Bier, Esther, Caskey, Rachel. (2021). A two‐generation approach to postpartum care: Building on the well‐baby visit. Birth, 48, (3), 347-356. doi:10.1111/birt.12544.

Martin, Molly A, Caskey, Rachel, Glassgow, Anne Elizabeth, Pappalardo, Andrea A, Hsu, Lewis L, Jang, Jiyeong, Basu, Sanjib, Minier, Mark, Fox, Kenneth, Van Voorhees, Benjamin. (2021). Trends in School Attendance for Low‐Income Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of School Health, 91, (3), 187-194. doi:10.1111/josh.12989.

Professional Leadership

Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) Board member, 2019 - 2019

Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2018 - Present

Immunization Committee Member, 2017 - Present

Health Care Effectiveness and Outcomes Research Study Section Member, 2017 - Present

Technical Expert Panel, Centers for Disease Control Prevention, 2016 - 2016

American College of Physicians Immunization Committee Member, 2016 - Present

Member of American College of Physician National Advisory Group, American College of Physician National Advisory Group, 2016 - 2017

Quality Champion and Local Project Leader, American College of Physicians 2016-current ACP Quality Connect, 2016 - Present

Healthy Chicago 2.0 Policy Group, Chicago Department of Public Health, 2015 - Present

Notable Honors

2019, Loretta P. Lacey Researcher of the Year, EverThrive IL

2016, Faculty of the Year, University of Illinois at Chicago

2014, Adolescent Health Award For Health4Chicago School-located vaccination program, Chicago Department of Public Health

2014, Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Travel Award, Translational Science National Meeting

2014, Doctors of Excellence Top Doctor Award,

2013, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teach Faculty Award,

2013, Award of Appreciation, Essentials to Clinical Medicine Course

2011, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teach Faculty Award,

2010, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teach Faculty Award,

Education

Degrees:
Master of Arts in Public Policy, Harris School of Public Policy, United States
Doctor of Medicine (MD), Jefferson Medical College, United States
B.S., University of Michigan Health System, United States

Postgraduate Training:
Health Services Research Fellowship, University of Chicago, United States
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, University of Michigan, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Licensed Physician, State of Illinois, Date Not Set - Present
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Date Not Set - Present
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics, Date Not Set - Present

Selected Presentations

Caskey, Rachel. (2019 September 01). HPV Vaccine: Public Health and Cancer Prevention. T. Hart Baker Symposium. Long Beach, CA.
Caskey, Rachel. (2019 April 03). Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in Rural and Underserved Settings. Rural Health Connect. Springfield, IL (on-site and webinar).
Caskey, Rachel. (2019 March 15). Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in Rural and Underserved Settings. Rural Health Connect. Springfield, IL (on-site and webinar).
Caskey, Rachel. (2019 February 19). Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in Rural and Underserved Settings. Rural Health Connect. Springfield, IL (on-site and webinar).
Harrington, Rachel L, Qato, Dima M, Antoon, James W, Caskey, Rachel N, Schumock, Glen T, Lee, Todd A. (2019 February 10). Multimorbidity and healthcare utilization among early survivors of pediatric cancer. doi:10.1002/pbc.27655.
Caskey, Rachel. (2019 February 08). Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in Rural and Underserved Settings. Rural Health Connect. Springfield, IL (on-site and webinar).
Caskey, Rachel. (2019 January 16). Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in Rural and Underserved Settings. Rural Health Connect. Springfield IL (on-site and webinar).