Tracy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry in 2000 and her second Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2002, both from the University of Kansas. She worked primarily as a critical care nurse in the Kansas City area for 10 years before returning to The University of Kansas for her master’s degree in 2011. She graduated in 2014 with her Master’s in Nursing specializing as an Adult and Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of both the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Rheumatology.