Rachael Abadie, BSN, RN-BC is the research assistant for the Sister Agnes Marie Fitzsimons Gerontological Chair. Rachael graduated from Louisiana State University in 2009 with a BS in Psychology. In 2011 she graduated from Our Lady of the Lake College with an ASN in Nursing, after which she earned her BSN from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2016. For the last seven years she has worked at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in the Geriatric Behavioral Center. She is also board certified by the ANCC in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.