Rachel Ann Melegrito

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Location
Antipolo City, Rizal Philippines
School
University Santo Tomas
University Of Asia And The Pacific
Expertise
Human Body, Health And Wellness, Childhood Development
  • Rachel has taught a range of basic (like human anatomy and physiology) and professional (occupational therapy in pediatrics and occupational therapy evaluation: physical dysfunction) courses.
  • She is a licensed occupational therapist (OTRP) both in the Philippines and in the United States (OTR).
  • Rachel has been a speaker at different conferences and seminars, speaking in front of students, preschool teachers, rehabilitation professionals, and neurologists.

Experience

Rachel brings over ten years of experience as an occupational therapist and four years in the academe. In 2020, amidst her thriving career, she embraced a new challenge during her pregnancy by transitioning into writing. She contributed to various small-scale health and psychology websites, soon becoming a regular contributor to Medical News Today. Additionally, she provided content for other notable online platforms, such as iGeeksBlog and MakeUseOf, as well as a mix of business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) health brands. Recognizing an irresistible opportunity, she expanded her portfolio by joining Static Media in 2023 to write for Health Digest.

Education

Rachel has a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy and a master's degree in childhood development and education.
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