Tracy joined the Health Economics Unit (HEU) in January 1998 as a Lecturer in Health Economics, having previously worked in health economics research at the University of Oxford. She studied Economics at University College London and subsequently Wolfson College, Oxford and completed her PhD as a member of staff in Birmingham. Prior to her career in health economics, her career path includes a year in a commodities consultancy and three years as energy economist, both in Oxford. She is also a qualified Nurse. Tracy’s main research interests are in the area of economic evaluation in sexual and women’s health. Tracy has published widely in these areas and has been a successful applicant to both the MRC and NCCHTA on a wide range of major research projects.
In February 2009 Tracy was appointed Professor of Health Economics.
Tracy has been active in teaching throughout her time in the Birmingham and in 2008 she assumed the role of Director of Teaching and Director of the MSc programme, only relinquishing the role to take on the role of Head of Unit in January 2012.