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Rachel Lannigan, MPAS, PA-C

Specialty in Family Medicine, Women’s and Reproductive Health

Rachel Lannigan, PA-C, is a Senior Clinician Researcher who joined Buoy Health in 2018. She leads clinical operations, including the development of internal tools that enable the team to maintain and enhance our product. Rachel has been a practicing Physician Assistant in family medicine and reproductive health since 2012. She graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science in Boston and cum laude with a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Florida. She is passionate about using data and technology to drive healthcare improvement. Prior to starting with Buoy, Rachel led teams to successfully carry out quality improvement initiatives and optimize care for highly complex patients. During graduate school, Rachel served as a Research Coordinator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She enjoys practicing yoga, hiking, skiing, cooking healthy meals and spending time with family.

Practice names

Physician Assistant, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Education and training

2009-2012 - Master PA, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

2004 - 2009 - BA (Spanish), University of Florida


Alpha Eta Honor Society

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society


Infertility Evaluation and Treatment, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertion and Removal, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

Nexplanon Contraceptive Implant Insertion and Removal, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

Pelvic Ultrasound, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

Board Certified Physician Assistant

BCLS Certified

Fluent in Spanish