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Rachel L. Stewart, DO
Age: 31 | Lexington, KY

Education: Completed her undergraduate and medical education in California then the University of Kentucky for residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Currently: After completing three years of training as a resident physician, Rachel is now a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Markey Cancer Center and working in the laboratory of Dr. Kathleen O'Connor, where they investigate the role of the α6β4 integrin in carcinoma progression.

What’s Next: After two years of research training Rachel will return to complete her final year of residency, and plans to complete fellowships in Breast Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology.