Rachel S. Permuth, PhD, MSPH
Global VP of Research, Corporate Services
Innovations 2 Solutions
Phone: (240) 328-7810
Dr. Rachel Permuth is the National Research Director for Sodexo North America. Prior to working at Sodexo, she spent 10 years as a behavioral scientist at the National Institutes of Health. The first seven years at the National Institute on Aging and National Cancer Institute respectively. At the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, she directed the Center for Employee Wellness and Health Promotion and was a Senior Advisor to the Federal Government on worker health. Since joining Sodexo four years ago, she has partnered with the University of Maryland and Harvard University to win grants to understand and mitigate health disparities among front-line food service and ES workers in hospitals. Rachel’s expertise is in Experience Design Ethnography across different sectors, in particular in the Corporate Workplace and in Leisure venues.