Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP is an associate professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and a health services researcher. She is board certified in both pediatrics and internal medicine and is a primary care provider for all ages. Dr Caskey is a health services researcher and her research focuses on investigating novel mechanisms to positively impact and incentivize health behaviors which result in improved health outcomes, streamlined healthcare systems and cost savings. Her recent projects include improving vaccination efforts through examining barriers to vaccine adoption by adolescent patients and practitioners and employing principles of behavioral economics to improve adolescent HPV vaccination. Dr Caskey has an appointment at UIC’s School of Public Health, in the division of maternal child health, where she teaches. She is a member of the UIC Cancer Center, where she collaborates on efforts to examine the use of the HPV vaccine to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer.