Senior Communications Officer

Rachel Yard is a senior communications officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, Ms. Yard oversees communications for a number of national initiatives, including Community Management of Medication Complexity Innovation LabMedicaid Leadership Institute, and CHCS’ portfolio of child health projects. She also provides writing, editing, and production support across CHCS’ initiatives.

Prior to joining CHCS, Ms. Yard led a team of project managers at Elsevier — a global publishing company focused on health care and science — where she oversaw the development of customized e-learning systems, online learning modules, and health professional degree programs. She has more than 10 years’ experience in the publishing industry.

Ms. Yard holds a bachelor’s degree in English, Spanish, and Latin American studies from Temple University.