Tracey A. Wilkinson, MD, MPH
Children's Health Services Research
Health Information and Translational Sciences Building (HITS)
410 West 10th Street, Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Areas of Interest
Dr Wilkinson's research focuses on access to reproductive health services for adolescents, in particular-contraception access and unplanned pregnancy prevention.
Dr. Tracey Wilkinson is an assistant professor of pediatrics. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2006 and completed her pediatric residency at Brown University/Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, RI. After residency, she pursued additional training through the general pediatrics fellowship at Boston Medical Center/Boston University. As a fellow, she obtained her Masters in Public Health and began conducting research on availability and access to behind-the-counter emergency contraception for adolescents.
After fellowship, she took a position in California at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles/University of Southern California where she was a primary care pediatrician. In 2015 she accepted a position at Indiana University to focus more on her research. She plans to continue to examine and develop interventions to improve adolescents’ access to contraceptive services from the perspective of a general pediatrician.
|2002||BA, Northwestern University|
|2006||MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine|
|2011||MPH, Boston University|
Honors & Awards
|2010||Boston University Women’s Guild Scholarship|
|2007||Outstanding Teacher, Student Award, Brown University Medical School|
|2006||Deans Award, Vanderbilt School of Medicine|
|2003||Microbes and Defense Honor Society, Academic Society for Excellence in Microbiology|
|2003||Amos Christie Pediatric Society Summer Fellow|
|2015||Young Investigator Award, Academic Pediatric Association|
Health Net Pediatric and Adolescent Care Center
Methodist Medical Tower
1633 N. Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Research & Grants
Dr. Wilkinson’s passion centers on reproductive health. Her overall research objectives it to improve the availability and access to services and methods to prevent unplanned pregnancy for adolescents. Given her training in general pediatrics, she approaches barriers to access from the perspective of a primary care pediatrician and plans to study and develop interventions to help improve access to various methods of pregnancy prevention.
|Young Investigator Award, Academic Pediatric Association, PI|