Lauren Rao is a Physician Assistant who completed her physician assistant studies at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston campus. Lauren is an avid chef and baker. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball and practicing yoga.
Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, 2014, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston campus; Alpha Eta and Pi Alpha honoree
Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Organismal and Systems Biology, 2009, Boston College
Licensure and Board Certification
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Areas of Interest
Women’s Health, Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease
Professional Society Memberships
The American Academy of Physician Assistants
Lauren has been actively involved with Habitat for Humanity for many years, with a specific focus on the Appalachian region. Every year Lauren and her family participate in the annual Tour de Cure on Long Island to raise money for diabetes research. In order to give back to her local community, Lauren is a Big Sister with the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston.
What is a Physician Assistant (PA)?
Physician Assistants practices medicine under the direction of physicians. They are trained to examine patients, diagnose illnesses, and provide treatment including prescription medications. You can learn more about Physician Assistants by clicking on the following links: