Rachel obtained her BSN from LaGrange College in 2009 and nursed full time in the emergency department. While continuing to work per diem, Rachel began teaching undergraduate nursing students full time at West Georgia Technical College from 2014 to 2016. Rachel is currently obtaining her Doctor of Nursing practice degree from Troy University and will graduate in December 2020. Rachel is focusing her doctoral synthesis project on raising awareness of weight-related stigma in healthcare by evaluating the effects of a video intervention on nurses’ attitudes toward obese people. She hopes to share her research with other to eliminate weight-related stigma.