Rachael Don

500 North 3rd Street
HLTHS
Phoenix
Lecturer (FSC)
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Rachael Don is a lecturer at Arizona State University in the College of Health Solutions, where she teaches the Science of Healthcare Delivery. Additionally, she is the Degree Director for the Health Sciences program as well as the program's Faculty  Honors Advisor for Barrett Honors College students. 

Her background in healthcare administration includes public behavioral health and nutrition services. With the Regional Behavioral Health Authority of Maricopa County, she helped manage the administrative operations for valley-wide behavioral health clinics. In addition to a Master of Health Services Administration, Don earned an MBA with a concentration in services marketing from Arizona State University. Majoring in Economics, Don earned a Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College, Columbia University.

Don is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and has taught nutrition science for the Maricopa County Community Colleges, where she discovered her passion for teaching. Engaging with students is extremely rewarding, and she looks forward to inspiring her classes in the important field of healthcare delivery. She has experience providing medical nutrition therapy and general nutrition counseling to private clients.  Her experience gives her firsthand knowledge of management and direct patient care and she hopes to bring this perspective to her classroom. 

Don was raised in the Philadelphia area and has lived in Phoenix since 1999. She enjoys exercise, the outdoors, travel, and spending time with friends and family. She lives in the Phoenix area with her husband and four sons, and two dogs. 

Education

  • Didactic Program in Dietetics; Arizona State University 2014
  • M.B.A. Services Marketing, Arizona State University 2002
  • Master of Health Services Administration. Arizona State University 2002
  • B.A. Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University 1997

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 303 Global Health Care Systems
HCD 330 Health Care Systems in US
HCD 332 Population Hlth Policy & Legis
HSC 484 Internship
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
CHS 493 Honors Thesis
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 303 Global Health Care Systems
HCD 332 Health Care Legislation
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 303 Global Health Care Systems
HCD 330 Health Care Systems in US
HCD 332 Health Care Legislation
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
CHS 493 Honors Thesis
CHS 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 330 Health Care Systems in US
HCD 332 Health Care Legislation
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
PBH 201 Economics for Health Majors
HCD 330 Health Care Systems in US
HCD 332 Health Care Legislation
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 201 Economics for Health Majors
PBH 201 Economics for Health Majors
HCD 330 Health Care Systems in US
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCD 210 Cultural Aspects Health
HCD 330 Health Care Systems in US
HCD 332 Health Care Legislation
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
PBH 201 Economics for Health Majors
HCD 201 Economics for Health Majors
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
PBH 201 Economics for Health Majors
HCD 201 Economics for Health Majors