Rahel Schneider was born on May 3, 1992 in Lucerne, Switzerland. She studied pharmacy at the University of Basel and spent half a year at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, for her Master’s thesis in 2015. She graduated with an MSc in Pharmacy and the Swiss Federal Pharmacist’s Diploma in autumn 2016.
In December 2016 she joined the Basel Pharmacoepidemiology Unit at the University of Basel under the direction of Prof. Dr. Christoph R. Meier. As part of her PhD thesis, she focuses on the changes and the development of the Swiss drug market and will conduct pharmacoepidemiological studies using Swiss health insurance data.