Rachel Hirschey

PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Prevention and Control

Area of interest

Hirschey’s research focuses on designing and testing physical activity interventions to improve cancer outcomes and eliminate cancer disparities. Priorities in her work include:

  1. co-creating interventions with key stakeholders
  2. guiding interventions with dual process behavior theories
  3. creating interventions to be scalable and sustainable in oncology practice; and
  4. tailoring interventions for groups who experience cancer disparities

Awards and Honors

  • 2019 Best Research Abstract Oncology Nursing Society 44th Annual Congress
  • 2019 Triangle Oncology Nursing Society Conference Travel Award