We are excited to announce that Rachel Povilus has joined Gastro of the Rockies effective Monday, November 14th.
Rachel graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s in Biology. She went on to complete a master’s in Public Health, specializing in Health Systems, Management, and Policy, from the University of Colorado before completing her master’s in Physician Assistant studies at Red Rocks Community College.
Her professional PA experience includes migraine and headache, as well as pain management. She is passionate about evidence-based medicine and patient education, particularly for chronic conditions. She has worked as an EMT, CNA, and scrub tech to gain clinical experience.
Rachel is a Colorado native as she grew up in Lafayette and moved to Lyons where she attended high school. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, as well as her pets. She has 3 cats and their house is over-run with their toys and shelves for climbing. She enjoys reading, board games and baking in her spare time. Rachel also loves spending time hiking, camping, rafting, skiing, snowshoeing, and enjoying all the great outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer.
Rachel will be located at the Gastroenterology of the Rockies Longmont office.