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Rachel E Brandon

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Rachel E Brandon

Rachel is a graduating clinical Master of Social Work (MSW) student at University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) with a specialization in Health. She spent her advance year field placement at Saint Agnes Cancer Institute, working with many adults facing a cancer diagnosis. During both years of her MSW, she participated as a Research Assistant (RA) Scholar with her mentor Dr. John Cagle. As an RA, she contributed to research on the implementation of social justice in palliative social work in clinical settings. Further, she served as the administrative assistant for the editors of the Second Edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work. Following graduation, Rachel will be launching her career as a palliative social worker in the DC area with the support of her fiancé Henry and their two cats.

"And now I know why all the tress change in the fall
I know you were on my side
Even when I was wrong
And I love you for giving me your eyes
Staying back and watching me shine and
I didn't know if you knew
So I'm taking this change to say
That I had the best day with you today"
--Taylor Swift

Clinical/ Health /RA/LSPN*

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