Rachel Katzenellenbogen is the chief of the Adolescent Medicine division. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine at Indianapolis and the Chuck and Tina Pagano Inaugural Scholar at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center (IUSCC). She completed medical school at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1999) and trained in pediatrics (2002), adolescent medicine (2005), and STD research (2006) at the University of Washington. She is board certified in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Rachel Katzenellenbogen sees patients in adolescent medicine.
The Katzenellenbogen Laboratory conducts research on human papillomavirus and the cancers associated with this infection at the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research. Dr. Katzenellenbogen is a member of the IUSCC Cancer Prevention and Control Program and a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Dr. Katzenellenbogen is the co-director of the Center for HPV Research with Dr. Greg Zimet. Dr. Katzenellenbogen is also a member of the Morris Green Physician Scientist Development Program through the Department of Pediatrics, and she mentors trainees in research projects.
Dr. Katzenellenbogen co-authored a book, Women Rock Science: A Pocket Guide for Success in Clinical Academic Research Careers, in 2019. The book focuses on how women can grow and thrive in today’s clinical research environment.