Rachel L. Epstein, MD, MScE
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Infectious Diseases

MD, Thomas Jefferson University
MSc, Boston University School of Public Health
MA, Wesleyan University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Rachel L. Epstein, MD, MScE, is a clinician-scientist working to utilize large data sets and decision modelling to inform policy and program design to improve care for individuals with Hepatitis C, HIV, and substance use, with a particular focus on pregnant women and youth.

Dr. Epstein completed a combined residency training in internal medicine-pediatrics at Brown University in 2013, and worked in primary care through the Providence Community Health Centers and the Hasbro Adolescent Center before entering fellowship. She completed her combined adult and pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at Boston Medical Center in 2018. She then stayed at BMC as a T32 research fellow in the Boston University Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program (BU-CHART) and an attending physician in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center through 2019. She is now faculty in the BUSM Department of Medicine, section of Infectious Diseases, and remains involved in the pediatric infectious diseases group at BMC as well.

Medicaid State Hepatitis C Treatment Restrictions: Spillover Effects on the Care Cascade
05/01/2019 - 04/30/2020 (PI)
Weill Cornell Medical College NIH-NIDA


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  1. Epstein RL, Penwill N, Clarke DF, Hamilton S, Horbowicz K, Dorfman D, Moses JM, Cooper ER. "Meds-in-Hand" Intervention to Reduce Critical Process Delays in Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Post-Exposure Prophylaxis. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Apr 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32347312
  2. Epstein RL, Wang J, Hagan L, Mayer KH, Puro J, Linas BP, Assoumou SA. Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Testing Among 13- to 21-Year-Olds in a Large Sample of US Federally Qualified Health Centers. JAMA. 2019 12 10; 322(22):2245-2248.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31821424
  3. Epstein RL, Bhagavathula M, Saag LA, Verma S, Kan CK, Mesick J, Kamineni P, White LF, Barnett ED, Salgame P, Hochberg NS. QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube reliability for immigrants with parasitic infections in Boston, USA. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 04 01; 23(4):482-490.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31064628
  4. Tasillo A, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Nolen S, Schillie S, Vellozzi C, Epstein R, Randall L, Salomon JA, Linas BP. Short-Term Effects and Long-Term Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Hepatitis C Testing in Prenatal Care. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 02; 133(2):289-300.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30633134
  5. Epstein RL, Sabharwal V, Wachman EM, Saia KA, Vellozzi C, Hariri S, Linas BP. Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus: Defining the Cascade of Care. J Pediatr. 2018 12; 203:34-40.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30170857
  6. Epstein R, Ristau J, Ellner JJ. An Unsuspected Zoonotic Infection Presenting as Sepsis. Am J Med. 2018 Jan; 131(1):e17-e18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28860034

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