Andy Tracy - Faculty & Adjuncts

Andy Tracy, PhD, MSN, CRNA

Andy Tracy, PhD, MSN, CRNA
Assistant Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
College of Health Sciences
Website Oxley Health Sciences Facility Room 208


PhD – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee MSN – Rush University BSN – University of Minnesota


Dr. Tracy is originally from a rural Wisconsin where he grew up on a dairy farm. He is a Veteran having served in the US Army as an aviation mechanic, flight engineer, and technical inspector. Dr. Tracy earned his BSN from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, his MSN from Rush University (Chicago, IL), and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Research Interests

Qualitative and quantitative methodologies including online/digital methods.
Role transition from RN to SRNA to CRNA and factors affecting successful transition.
Regional, complementary, and alternative therapies for acute and chronic pain management

Teaching Interests

Pathophysiology & Pharmacology
Principles of Anesthesia
Airway techniques and devices
Regional techniques


Textbook Chapters

  • Tracy , A. “Nurse Anesthesia Roles and Practice Settings”. APRNs Roles and Practice Settings.

Courses Taught

  • Basic Principles of Anesthesia For Nurse Anesthetist I

Professional Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • GLMA Health Professionals
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Awards & Honors

  • NBCRNA Visiting Research Fellow
  • Nurse Excellence Award
  • Nursing Daisy Award