Rachel Byers Portrait

Rachel Byers

Researcher

Rachel Byers graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science in Family Life Studies in 2018. She became passionate about human services provision and research throughout her undergraduate degree while working with children and youth with dual diagnoses. She worked in Pocatello, ID in management for a residential habilitation service provider, where her interest in IDD service provision and research piqued. She is now working on a Master of Public Health through Idaho State University as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, hoping to complete her thesis, "A Photovoice Exploration of the Experiences of Anxiety and Depression Among Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities" within the next year. She currently works with the Customized Employment and Mental Health teams in the Research and Training division here at the IDRPP.