Rachel Lentz headshot

Rachel Lentz, MPH, CCHC

Regional Child Care Health Consultant
Department of Maternal and Child Health


Rachel Lentz is a Regional Child Care Health Consultant with more than 15 years of education and experience in both child and community health and early care and education, who specializes in training, technical assistance, coaching, assessment, or quality improvement planning in any area of health and safety by helping early care and education programs.

Ms. Lentz focuses her expertise on developing strategies to achieve high quality, safe and healthy child care environments.

As a Child Care Health Consultant, Ms. Lentz was responsible for both creating and implementing strategies at MAHEC. She oversaw the successful launch of new multi-county consultant, which helped five counties in the western region have access to a child care health consultant.

Ms. Lentz, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, served as a CCHC for two years prior to joining the UNC team. She has obtained her professional certification in trauma and resilience from Florida State University.

Research Activities

- Trauma and Resilience

- Special Health Care Needs

Service Activities

- Volunteer director for In His Steps Dance


  • MPH, Public Health, Liberty University, 2020