Clare Rauch, M.P.H., M.L.S.

NCI Communications Fellow
Office of the Associate Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Telephone: (240) 276-5124
Fax: (240) 276-7920
E-mail: clare.rauch@nih.gov

Degrees
  • M.P.H. – Health Behavior and Health Education (specializing in Health Communications), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • M.L.S. - Library and Information Sciences (specializing in Special Libraries), University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Biography

Ms. Clare Rauch is an NCI Communications fellow in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program’s (EGRP) Office of the Associate Director (OAD). Ms. Rauch assists with the development and dissemination of information related to EGRP's scientific priorities, initiatives, resources, and events. Ms. Rauch is interested in research around health information seeking behavior, the translation and dissemination of research, health communications, and design thinking.

Prior to joining EGRP, Ms. Rauch held a faculty appointment as a medical librarian at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. As a librarian, her work focused on supporting patients, families, clinical staff, and faculty in developing and conducting searches of the medical literature and online health information. She originated Search Health, an ongoing educational series geared towards specific public audience segments, including cancer support groups, senior care centers, and public library patrons, on seeking health information online and critically assessing the information found.

Ms. Rauch received her Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Library and Information Studies from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Ms. Rauch also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from Marywood University in Scranton, PA.