Dr. Rechtman has over 15 years of public health experience, including project management, 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 a Project Director and Senior Researcher. In her time at McKing, Dr. Rechtman has served as the lead researcher supporting the development of the third edition of the global Atlas of MS. 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 holds a Doctor of Public Health degree in Health Education and Behavioral Science from Rutgers University and a Master of Public Health and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester. She is a Master Certified Health Educator.