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Researcher Information

J. Kathleen Tracy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

UMGCC Research Program:
Population Science

College Degree: B.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Post Doctoral Degree: Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Contact Information:

Mailing Address: Howard Hall 119
660 W. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Email: ktracy@epi.umaryland.edu
Phone: 410-706-1205
Fax: 410-706-3808

Research Interests:
My research interests are in the areas of cancer prevention in underserved women; and health behaviors, quality of life, and psychosocial adjustment of female cancer survivors.

Current research projects include:
1) Gender, racial, and geographical disparities in tobacco-related co-morbidities, health behaviors, health-related quality of life, and participatory decision-making among lung cancer patients
2) Assessing disparities in the incidence of esophageal cancer across the state of Maryland.