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Rachel Cook

Rachel Cook

Dr. Rachel Cook

Dr. Rachel Cook is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She graduated with Honors from the Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. She continued her education at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry where she completed her D.D.S degree. During her studies she was named the Veler Scholar for her class, a prestigious award chosen for a student that displays exemplary moral and ethical character alongside academic achievement. Dr. Rachel completed her specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where she served as chief resident. While there, she received extensive training in caring for children with special health care needs and dental anxiety. She continues to be involved with these programs as clinical faculty teaching the pediatric residents and dental students. Dr. Rachel is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Hispanic Dental Association. She is excited to continue calling Boston her home, though she remains an avid Michigan State fan. In her free time, she enjoys playing sports, reading, and traveling. (Source: www.andoverpediatricdentistry.com)

Department of Computer Science and Math 

Rachel is a senior solicitor specialising in corporate and financial crime (principally cases involving fraud, international corruption, tax enforcement and money laundering), serious general crime and regulatory enforcement. 

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Rachel Cook is the Artistic Director of On the Boards, a Contemporary Performance Center in Seattle. Prior to On the Boards, Cook was Curator at DiverseWorks in Houston, Texas where she commissioned projects by Keren Cytter, Danielle Dean, Kate Gilmore, Chelsea Knight, Kristin Lucas, Liz Magic Laser, Wu Tsang, Heather Rowe, taisha paggett, Sondra Perry, Shelia Pepe, Julien Prévieux, and Mark Tribe. Additionally, Cook curated a number of group exhibitions and performance pieces including What Shall We Do Next? that considered ideas of the real in relation to physical materials, technology, and advertising. Also, The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People, a large-scale installation and performance platform by Los Angeles-based artist taisha paggett and WXPT in collaboration with Ashley Hunt and Kim Zumpfe in which the question, “What is a Black dance curriculum today?” was posed with local company members. In 2015 she received a Curatorial Fellowship from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts to research a series of Walker Evans’ photographs from the African Negro Art exhibition at MoMA in 1935. Cook holds a MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. (Source: npnweb.org)

Rachel joined the Waterkeeper Alliance team in 2007 as Operations Assistant and has held various titles over the years. Now as Finance & Operations Director, she oversees all operational functions of the office, including financial management, accounting, HR, and IT. She plays a role in the success of all departments within the organization. Rachel has always had a passion for the outdoors and conservation and has experience with natural resource management, wildlife photography, ecotourism, and various facets of sustainability. Before starting at Waterkeeper Alliance, Rachel learned about the organization while volunteering with and working for Hackensack Riverkeeper at their canoe and kayak livery in Secaucus, NJ. (Source: waterkeeper.org)

 

 

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