Lecturer at Probability Theory and Statistics for Data Science
Rachel is a statistician in the IBD Epidemiology Research group at Shaare Zedek Hospital. She uses advanced methods in survival analysis and causal inference to gain a deeper knowledge about inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis).
Rachel holds an MA Cum Laude in Statistics and Operations Research from the Hebrew University. In her thesis, she focused on statistical methodology for estimating hospital-acquired infections.
During her Master’s, she taught multiple courses ranging from basic probability and linear algebra to statistical inference and advanced probability, for which she received an award for outstanding TA.
Rachel has also worked for the Bank of Israel, doing statistical research and benchmarking for consumer goods across the retail industry.