Tracy Makuvire

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About

Tracy earned her BA with distinction from Stanford University in 2013 and her MD from Harvard Medical School in 2018. While at Stanford, she conducted research on HIV/AIDS and participated in community advocacy for HIV/AIDS through TeachAIDS. She also traveled to Zambia to use her skills for HIV advocacy and passion for education by working with local orphanages. During medical school, she conducted research on the experiences, beliefs, and attitudes about cervical cancer screening among women in South Africa to help identify the barriers that limited access to preventive medical practices in six peri-urban communities. Currently, she is a PGY-3 internal medicine resident a Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and is in the Global Health Equity Residency. She is passionate about global health cardiology and pursuing health equity in cardiovascular disease treatment.