Rachel D. Tester, MS, APRN
Program Director, Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction
Rachel D. Tester, MS, APRN, serves as the program director for the Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction. Previously, Ms. Tester was the program director of the LEADER Residence, which provides comprehensive psychiatric services designed specifically for those in uniform. She continues in a clinical capacity, providing medication management in the LEADER Residence, and in a research capacity as a medical clinician studying opioid use disorder.
Ms. Tester is engaged in teaching as a faculty member of the Mass General Brigham (MGB) addiction psychiatry training program, as well as precepting advanced practice nurse interns. She is actively involved in developing and implementing strategic priorities for advanced practice providers (APP) as an inaugural member of the MGB APP Council.
Education & Training
- 2001 BS, Boston University
- 2005 MS, Boston College
- 2003 Registered Nurse, Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- 2003 Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- 2005 MCSR Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts