Tracy Irwin, MD, MPH

TracyCommunity Programs

Tracy’s career focus has been on women’s health in under-served and global communities. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington. As a clinician educator in an academic setting, Tracy has been able to combine clinical practice and education of health professionals, while being involved in workforce training and quality improvement projects globally.


In her clinical practice she takes care of obstetrical patients as well as women with complex gynecologic conditions. Globally Tracy has participated in projects in Guatemala, Bolivia, Senegal, Kenya, Guyana, and most recently with the Survive and Thrive Global Development Alliance in Bangladesh.


Her role in Peace Care involves women’s health and curriculum development. Specifically, Tracy has worked with Peace Care since 2011 in the Kedougou Region of rural Senegal to provide education and implementation of Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) and cryotherapy for cervical cancer prevention services. Since 2011 her role has involved adaptation and implementation of educational materials and training midwives and clinicians to perform VIA and cryotherapy.