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NACCD Bio | Dr.Rachel Charney

Dr. Rachel Charney

National Advisory Committee for Children and Disasters Board Member

Why I Serve...

"The resilience of our children and their families is a primary focus of my work. My work on the NACCD allows me to serve them at the most comprehensive level."

Dr. Rachel Charney

Dr. Rachel Charney is a professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and practicing pediatric emergency physician at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. She serves at both institutions in the role of Medical Director of Disaster Preparedness with particular expertise in family reunification and healthcare disaster operations.  She is active in local, state and regional healthcare and educational coalitions developing community focused disaster response capabilities.  In addition, she is one of the five hub hospital site leaders of the Center for Pediatric Everyday Readiness-Pediatric Pandemic Network, focusing on the health of children and their families in everyday emergencies and disasters.