Dr. Rachel Jean Ramaswamy
Class of 2002
Career Path: Health Services
Dr. Rachel Jean Ramaswamy was nominated by Carol Ramaswamy.
While in high school, Rachel was active in plays and musicals, was a member of the forensics team and played soccer. She received the Spanish department award her senior year and was the class salutatorian.
She earned a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 2006 with majors in Spanish and classical civilization, an M.S. in physiology from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, in 2007 and a D.O. degree from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014.
Since April, Dr. Ramaswamy has been chief resident of the Loyola University Medical Center and is employed as a psychiatry moonlighter for the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division-Psychiatric Crisis Services.
She previously was a phone counselor for the Philadelphia Women's Center, a benefits outreach specialist for Benefits Data Trust in Philadelphia and an AmeriCorps volunteer, working as a health educator at María de los Santos Health Center in Philadelphia.
In 2017, she was named clinician of the year at Loyola, and at MSU, she was a member of Sigma Sigma Phi honor association.
Her sister Rebecca and brothers Ravi and Robert also graduated from GHS, and her mother Carol presently serves on the CASD board of education.