Vaishali Rajeev is a Research Project Manager on IREACH’s Harm Reduction Talking Circles (HaRTC) and Counseling for Harm Reduction and Retention in Medication assisted treatment at Cherokee Nation  (CHaRRM-CN) projects. Vaishali was born and raised in India and moved to the US to earn an MS from Rutgers’ joint program in Pharmacology/Toxicology. She has worked in clinical research since 2003, in different roles and capacities, including coordinating trials, developing protocols and other research related documents, managing budgets, and even assisting in setting up a Clinical Trials Research Network. Vaishali’s other interests outside of work are reiki, yoga, meditation, painting, and walking in nature.