Rachel S Bergmans, MPH, PhD
Research Assistant

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Rachel S Bergmans, MPH, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
  • About
  • Qualifications
  • Center Memberships
  • Recent Publications
  • About

    Community-engaged research
    Social epidemiology
    Health equity
    Quantitative and qualitative methods

    • PhD
      University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, 2017
    • MPH
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, 2013
    • BA
      Hope College, Holland, 2009
    Center Memberships
    • Center Member
      Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
    • Center Member
      Eisenberg Family Depression Center
    Recent Publications See All Publications
    • Journal Article
      Recommendations for Improving Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Care From Black Adults: A Qualitative Study.
      Yalavarthi B, Summerville J, Farahani N, Xiao LZ, Yu C, Aboul-Hassan D, Rajgarhia S, Clauw DJ, Kahlenberg JM, DeJonckheere M, Bergmans RS. JAMA Netw Open, 2023 Oct 2; 6 (10): e2340688 DOI:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.40688
      PMID: 37906190
    • Journal Article
      A qualitative study on opportunities to improve research engagement and inclusion of Black adults with systemic lupus erythematosus.
      Summerville J, Farahani N, Yalavarthi B, Aboul-Hassan D, Rajgarhia S, Xiao LZ, Yu C, Clauw DJ, Kahlenberg JM, DeJonckheere M, Bergmans RS. Lupus, 2024 Jan; 33 (1): 58 - 67. DOI:10.1177/09612033231220168
      PMID: 38047461
    • Journal Article
      Chronic overlapping pain conditions increase the risk of long COVID features, regardless of acute COVID status.
      Bergmans RS, Clauw DJ, Flint C, Harris H, Lederman S, Schrepf A. Pain, 2023 Nov 9; DOI:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000003110
      PMID: 38112577
    • Journal Article
      Social determinants of depression in systemic lupus erythematosus: A systematic scoping review.
      Bergmans RS, Loewenstein E, Aboul-Hassan D, Chowdhury T, Schaefer G, Wegryn-Jones R, Xiao LZ, Yu C, Moore MN, Kahlenberg JM. Lupus, 2023 Jan; 32 (1): 23 - 41. DOI:10.1177/09612033221135145
      PMID: 36274579
    • Journal Article
      Opportunities to Improve Long COVID Care: Implications from Semi-structured Interviews with Black Patients.
      Bergmans RS, Chambers-Peeple K, Aboul-Hassan D, Dell'Imperio S, Martin A, Wegryn-Jones R, Xiao LZ, Yu C, Williams DA, Clauw DJ, DeJonckheere M. Patient, 2022 Nov; 15 (6): 715 - 728. DOI:10.1007/s40271-022-00594-8
      PMID: 35907120
    • Journal Article
      Suicide attempt and intentional self-harm during the earlier phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Washtenaw County, Michigan.
      Bergmans RS, Larson PS. J Epidemiol Community Health, 2021 Oct; 75 (10): 963 - 969. DOI:10.1136/jech-2020-215333
      PMID: 33782051
    • Journal Article
      Moderation of the Association Between Individual Food Security and Poor Mental Health by the Local Food Environment Among Adult Residents of Flint, Michigan.
      Bergmans RS, Sadler RC, Wolfson JA, Jones AD, Kruger D. Health Equity, 2019 3 (1): 264 - 274. DOI:10.1089/heq.2018.0103
      PMID: 31289787
    • Journal Article
      Inflammation as a unique marker of suicide ideation distinct from depression syndrome among U.S. adults.
      Bergmans RS, Kelly KM, Mezuk B. J Affect Disord, 2019 Feb 15; 245: 1052 - 1060. DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.046
      PMID: 30699847
    Featured News & Stories Rachel Bergmans PhD
    Department News
    Rachel Bergmans, PhD, selected as a U-M public engagement fellow
    The Office of the Vice President for Research has selected Rachel Bergmans, PhD, as one of 14 public engagement fellows.
    Department News
    Fourteen faculty promotions announced
    The University of Michigan Regents approved 14 Department of Anesthesiology faculty promotions during their May 2023 meeting. Promotions will go into effect September 1.