Rachel La Costa, MPAS, PA-C

Adjunct Professor

Rachel is a clinically practicing PA in pediatric and adult hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplant. She is passionate about providing compassionate care to children and adults facing a cancer diagnosis. Rachel has presented at the local and national level on the topics of pediatric oncology care and vaccine advocacy. A native Texan, Rachel also enjoys baking, practicing the harp, traveling with her husband, Charlie, and entertaining her dog, Lily.


Master's of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Texas Medical Branch

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Dallas

Courses Taught

KIN4088C Internship in Kinesiology Pre-Med/Pre-PA Section