In 2014, Tracy stepped forward to become involved in Cure JM when her son was diagnosed with JDM. Since then, she and her family have participated in many Cure JM fundraising events. Tracy’s leadership as co-Chair of the Walk Strong Across America New York event has been an exceptional part of its success.
With her medical background, Tracy also plays an important role in guiding Cure JM’s future research investments. In 2016, Tracy received the Jefferson Bronze Medal Award from the Jefferson Foundation for her work with Cure JM. Known as the “Nobel Prize for public service,” the Jefferson Awards recognize and honor individuals whose community service efforts best exemplify dedication to enhancing the quality of life in their community. Tracy was awarded the Cure JM Hero award in the summer of 2018. The award recognizes significant contributions to the Cure JM mission.
She received her Doctorate of Health Science with a concentration in Healthcare Profession Education” from Nova Southeastern University. She received her Master of Science in Health Technology and Management from Stony Brook University in Health Care Policy and Management and a bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University. Tracy works full time as an Associate Clinical Professor at Pace University New York City-Lenox Hill Hospital and also works as a physician assistant in adult and pediatric neurosurgery on Long Island in New York
Tracy and her family reside in New York.