Rachael V Phillips

Rachael is a Ph.D. student in Biostatistics, working with Professors Alan Hubbard and Mark van der Laan. She received an M.A. in Biostatistics from UC Berkeley in 2018. She graduated cum laude from Texas Tech University in 2015 receiving a B.S. in Biology with a Chemistry minor and a B.A. in Mathematics with a Spanish minor. Rachael is motivated to minimize human bias in scientific research and solve problems in molecular biology/human health by integrating tools from causal inference, machine learning, nonparametric statistical estimation, and computational statistics. She is also passionate about online mediated education and responsible conduct in research. Rachael actively works with the UC Berkeley Superfund Research Program and the National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics.