Rachel J. Richins, ANP-BC

Academic Appointments

  • Nurse Practitioner
Rachel J. Richins, ANP-BC

Rachel Richins is an adult nurse practitioner in the division of Epilepsy and Sleep. She is a graduate of UCLA and Columbia University School of Nursing and is board certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has worked at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center both as a registered nurse and as a nurse practitioner and brings her experience in bedside nursing to her practice as a nurse practitioner, caring for patients in the office setting as well as in the inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Rachel’s areas of clinical practice include caring for adults with epilepsy, and adults with sleep disorders. She has an interest in using behavioral interventions for the treatment of insomnia.

Board Certification: Board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Comprehensive Epilepsy Center--Adult & Pediatric

Education and Training

  • BA, 2004 German Language Studies, University of California - Los Angeles
  • BS, 2004 Psychobiology, University of California - Los Angeles
  • MS, 2010 Nursing, Columbia University School of Nursing


  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032

This provider does not accept new patients


Jongeling AC, Richins RJ, Bazil CW. 2015 Sep 25. Safety and tolerability of an oral zonisamide loading dose. Seizure. 2015 Nov;32:69-71.

For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov