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Rickman, Rachel

Rachel R Rickman

Teaching Assistant
Department of Nutritional Sciences


Office Location

Postal Address
103 W 24TH ST
AUSTIN, TX 78712

Rachel Rickman MS, RD is a Teaching Assistant and Doctoral Student in the Widen Lab. She is also a Research Assistant on Dr. Widen’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development-supported Mother Infant Nutrition (MINT) Study that evaluates how prenatal body composition changes and weight trajectories impact health outcomes.

Her research interests are in Prenatal, Perinatal, and Neonatal nutrition. Her career goal is to become an investigator in a clinical setting and impact the field of Neonatal Nutrition.

  • MS in Human Nutrition at The University of Delaware
    • Thesis: Breastfeeding the Infant with Congenital Heart Disease 
  • BS in Multidisciplinary Studies The University of Oklahoma