Rachel May

Rachel May

Data Analyst, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice


Rachel May


Rachel joined the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice as a data assistant in July 2021. She is passionate about health education and its ability to reduce stigma and improve population health. Rachel earned her master's in Public Health from Wayne State University in 2021, specializing in data-driven public health methods in urban populations. In her graduate studies, Rachel’s research focused on women’s health issues, specifically comprehensive sexual health education delivered throughout the life course, and her work strives to be both evidence-based and culturally sustainable. She has previously worked with the Wayne State University Campus Health Center, where she developed health education materials and assisted with patient feedback collection and evaluation.


Rachel's primary role is the cleaning, conditioning, managing, and analysis of multiple data sets from jails, courts, and state-level agencies. In addition to these data responsibilities, she also assists in the writing of manuscripts and government reports.

Degrees and Certifications

  • M.P.H., Wayne State University 
  • B.A., Film, Television and Media, University of Michigan 

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