Rachel grew up in the small town of Hope, MI and attended Saginaw Valley State University for her Bachelor’s Degree. As a nurse, she worked in a variety of areas including cardiac, emergency, spine and orthopedics. She obtained her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Oakland University before being certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She now works as Dr. Crandall’s Nurse Practitioner. Her emphasis is on preventive practice and she has a passion for promoting healthy lifestyles. In Rachel’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends.