Rae is originally from Lexington, Kentucky. After high school, she headed west to the Bay Area, where she completed her BA in Economics with Honors and Distinction at Stanford University. At Stanford, she studied art and the Italian language in Florence, Italy and earned membership in Phi Beta Kappa. Rae tutored economics at Stanford and also served as a teaching assistant in intermediate microeconomics. She also was a peer advisor for the Stanford economics department. Her thesis focused on how demand for the HPV vaccine changes with cervical cancer rates. After graduation, she moved to Yale University to be a health economics research assistant. Currently, Rae is a member of the Health Economics Team at Blue Cross of Idaho, and is excited to start medical school in Fall 2019.  

Outside of her work, Rae enjoys exploring her home of Boise, Idaho and figure drawing. She also volunteers at a local hospital's pediatrics department.

Education & Qualifications
  • Stanford University, B.A. Economics (phi beta kappa)

  • ACT

  • Economics¬†

  • SAT