Rachel Bervell
Published July 7, 2022

Dr. Rachel Bervell is a medical resident at John Hopkins University who focuses on health equity and reproductive health and justice. She co-founded The Black ObGyn Project, an organization for Black OB-GYN residents that focuses on anti-racism, equity and inclusion. Her interests also include community engagement and population health. 

Bervell was named the National Medical Association’s Top Physician Under 40 in 2021. She holds undergraduate degrees in neuroscience and global health from Harvard University, an M.S. from Georgetown University, and an M.D. from the University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine.

A Ghanaian-American woman wearing a bright orange dress.

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Pronouns: she/her

Expertise: Health equity, reproductive health, public health, obstetrics/gynecology

Location: Baltimore, Md.

Contact: drrachelbervell.com/contact

Heard on Illinois Newsroom: “With Black Women At Highest Risk of Maternal Death, Some States Extending Medicaid” 

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