Tracy Y. Wang, MD, MHS, MSc
Director, Health Services and Outcomes Research
Director, DCRI Education
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Dr. Wang is a cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center. She received her MD from Harvard her MSc degree in molecular biochemistry/biophysics from Yale, and an MHS degree in clinical research from Duke. She completed internal medicine residency training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and came to Duke University for a cardiology fellowship.
Since joining the faculty in 2008, Wang has conducted research to optimize evidence-based treatment practices and patient outcomes across the spectrum of cardiovascular disease. She has been a leader in the development of several cardiovascular clinical trials and registries at the DCRI that have focused on comparative effectiveness and safety, health disparities, care quality assessment, and quality improvement. She has published over 150 original manuscripts on these topics. She has led performance improvement initiatives designed to elevate clinical care quality.
Wang is the director of DCRI Education and oversees a broad portfolio of traditional and innovative educational programming. Additionally, she is interested in evolving the platform for research to improve site and patient recruitment, enrich the collection of patient-reported outcomes, and assist in the dissemination and penetration of new knowledge into practice.
Wang has leadership roles within the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, and serves on many other national committees and journal editorial boards. She is the associate director of the DCRI Fellowship Program and director of the Duke CTSA Recruitment Innovation Center. Wang is a practicing noninvasive cardiologist with both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities.