Rachael Strecher joined the New Voices team after completing a fellowship at the National Cancer Institute. In this capacity, she created and managed media projects aimed at making cancer research accessible to clinicians, patients and others affected by cancer. Prior to her position at NIH, she earned her MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan. During this time she conducted research at the Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities (SexLab) and with a Ford Foundation-funded study focusing on sexuality and residential instability in Detroit. Before beginning her career in public health and development, Rachael worked as a photojournalist for the Associated Press and other publications internationally. During this time, she covered stories primarily in the Middle East.