Catherine Cutler Institute

Rachel Gallo

Research Associate II, Population Health and Health Policy Program

Office Location

401 Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus




Rachel has worked in public health at the non-profit, state, and federal levels. After obtaining her Master's of Public Health degree in Washington, D.C., she worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Defense, and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Prior to joining the Catherine Cutler Institute, her work was primarily in the field of public health preparedness and emergency response. With a background in Epidemiology, her professional interests lie within the intersections of data collection and analysis; program evaluation; data visualizations; and the utilization of data to make policy and programmatic decisions. As a way to stay engaged with public health on the local level, she is a voting member of the Cumberland District Public Health Council.

Areas of Expertise

Rachel works on a number or grant funded projects which focus on improving healthcare delivery and health outcomes in Maine. Additionally, she is a member of the Cutler Institute's Data Innovation Project and works with community organizations to enhance their ability to integrate data-informed decisions into their workflows through technical assistance and workshop facilitation.



 Please review Rachel Gallo's publications on Digital Commons.


  • The George Washington University, MPH, Epidemiology
  • University of New Hampshire, BS, Biology