Rachel Choudhury, MSN, RN, CNE
Ms. Choudhury's professional background includes five years in nursing clinical practice (med-surg/oncology) and six years in nursing education. She participated in the 2012 National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Genomics Research Program, where she learned about updates on the latest advances in genomics research; most current understanding of the genetic/genomic basis of disease; ethical, legal and social implications of genomics research; and potential strategies for nursing education. Ms. Choudhury and the team of nurse educators who participated in the program developed and published their project, "Application of a Family Pedigree for Nursing Practice: Lesson Plan and Grading Rubric", which is available on the NHGRI website. She presented at the 2013 AACN Baccalaureate Nursing Education on the topic of influencing factors and processes by which the RN-BSN students develop genetics and genomics self-efficacy in their current practice arena. She is currently serving as a content expert panel with the ANCC’s genetics nursing certification portfolio project.