Dr. Timothy S. Tracy is a native of South Webster, Ohio. Dr. Tracy received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Ohio Northern University and began his career as a pharmacist in Gallipolis and Portsmouth, Ohio, before returning to school to receive his doctoral degree.
He received his Ph.D. in clinical pharmacy from Purdue University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical pharmacology at Indiana University.
Dr. Tracy began his academic career at West Virginia University where he served as a faculty member working his way from assistant professor to professor from 1992 to 2003. In 2003, he joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota as professor and was named department head in 2004.
In 2010, Dr. Tracy was named Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. He started at UK in August 2010.
Tracy has garnered extramural funding through the National Institutes of Health and currently is the principal investigator on two NIH supported grants and co-investigator on a third project with total funding of more than $2.7 million. In addition, he is the author of numerous scientific publications, book chapters and two books. He also holds two patents.