Tracy Schroepfer

Position title: Professor, School of Social Work

Tracy Schroepfer, MSW, PhD conducts research focused on 1) improving the care provided to elders who are seriously or terminally ill by determining the best strategies for meeting their psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs; and 2) gaining understanding and addressing the barriers to quality health care experienced by medically underserved communities. She also conducts workshops on positive dementia care skills, as well as addressing the spiritual and cultural needs of people living with dementia. Her research is informed by her former practice as a hospice social worker and community work.