rachel photoPosition: Research Specialist

Education: MPH, Health Behavior/Health Education – International Health; 2001, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. BA, Anthropology; 1996, State University of New York at New Paltz, NY.

Current Projects: CHAT, MOVE, POFO, Tearfund Russia Evaluation, etc.

Summary of Responsibilities: Rachel directs all research activities within the International Sector of CHPIR. She is interested in international public health research with a focus on orphans and children, mental health, substance use and trauma, all in the context of HIV/AIDS.


  • Email: rachel.whetten@duke.edu
  • Front Desk Phone: (919)613.5430
  • Fax: (919)613.5466
  • Campus Mail: Box 90392
  • Mail: 310 Trent Dr., Suite 317 Durham, NC 27710