Rachel Hirschey, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Office: 5104
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Dr. Hirschey’s research has been funded by the Oncology Nursing Foundation, the National Institute for Nursing Research and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Her work is focused on using multi-level approaches to decrease cancer health disparities between Black and White patients. Her research and service activities are guided by a community advisory board. Dr. Hirschey serves on the Oncology Nursing Society Triangle Chapter Board as co-chair of leadership and mentorship. She is passionate about working with oncology nurses and students to develop and implement evidence-based research for sustained practice changes that will improve cancer outcomes and health equity across populations.