Rachel Porth graduated from Dartmouth College in 2016 with a B.A. in neuroscience and a minor in sociology. While at Dartmouth, Rachel worked as a James O. Freedman Presidential Scholar in the Physiology and Neurobiology Department at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and studied the role of orexin in hypertension in rats. She was an undergraduate research assistant at the Addiction Treatment Center through the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, where she looked at how tobacco and marijuana addictions impact performance on delayed discounting tasks. Rachel also spent a summer working as a social justice intern for the Vital Village Network at Boston Medical Center helping to develop a neuroscience-based trauma informed curriculum for teachers of students who have experienced abuse or neglect. At MGH, Rachel will be working with Dr. Daniel Geller on pediatric OCD and Tourette’s studies. After her time at MGH, she hopes to pursue a career in medicine.