Rachel Dowty, RN MPH

Rachel has been with the Cancer Clinical Research Program at the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason since February 2017, and has worked on the ANCHOR study throughout that time. Before that, she was a Research Associate at Indiana University, focusing on federally-funded research on cigarette smoking behaviors and smoking during pregnancy. Rachel’s experience encompasses the spectrum of health and health care and includes nursing, case management, community health, health care policy, and research.


  • B.S.N., Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1998
  • M.P.H., Indiana University, 2013