Dr. Rechtman has over 20 years of public health experience including project design, quantitative and qualitative data collection, health education material design, coalition development, research translation, and program evaluation. Her experience focuses on designing and conducting studies to support the development of education- and communication-focused public health programs.
Dr. Rechtman joined McKing Consulting in 2011 and currently serves as Vice President. In her time at McKing, Dr. Rechtman has led McKing’s research and guideline development projects including the third edition of the global Atlas of MS, updates to the Cancer Cluster Investigation Guidelines, and infection prevention practice standards. She also led the development and implementation of Zika Care Connect, an innovative program focused on informing pregnant women and families of infants affected by Zika virus, about care and treatment needs and connecting them to necessary care. Dr. Rechtman manages McKing’s Biorepository services including the ALS and AFM Biorepositories.
Dr. Rechtman is extensively published in public health, scientific, and research journals. In addition to printed manuscripts, she routinely shares her findings at local and national scientific conferences.
Dr. Rechtman holds a Doctor of Public Health degree in Health Education and Behavioral Science from Rutgers University and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is a Master Certified Health Educator.