Rachelle Lambert, LAc

Rachelle Lambert, LAc

Rachelle Lambert, LAc began to volunteer in 2014 and has been active in deployments internationally in Nepal after the earthquakes of 2015, in Colorado Springs during the Planned Parenthood Active Shooter Recovery in 2015, the Colorado Cold Springs Fire Response and Recovery in 2016, and the Sunshine Canyon Fire Response in 2017. Rachelle joined the first State of Colorado Emergency Management Assistance Compact Disaster Behavioral Health Team and deployed to Puerto Rico to support the Hurricane Maria Response in 2017. Rachelle has been working with the Medical Reserve Corps of Puerto Rico since that deployment to support the team in the use of the Acupuncture Mission Ready Package, which she authored. Rachelle is a registered volunteer and the auricular acupressure team trainer and team leader of the Medical Reserve Corps of Puerto Rico. She completed training with FEMA to become Associate Emergency Manager and educator. In addition to volunteering and running her private practice, Rachelle is involved with developing research studies to explore acupuncture treatments and strategies in the field of natural disasters and community crisis. She developed the State of Colorado Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) Disaster Behavioral Health Team and serves as the Team Leader. Rachelle regularly teaches courses to educate the acupuncture community on how to be an effective and ethical emergency responder and is in the process of creating a certification course with the Academy of Integrative Medicine at Austin.

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