Tracy Jungwirth has over 10 years of professional experience in HIV working for the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs). She is currently the Program Manager of the New Mexico AETC at the University of New Mexico, project ECHO in Albuquerque. In this role, she manages the AETC federal grant whose mission is to train health care providers to treat HIV patients in the state of New Mexico.
Before moving to Albuquerque in 2011, Tracy worked for the Texas/Oklahoma AETC at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX as the Minority AIDS Initiative, HIV Testing and Evaluation Coordinator. She holds a Master’s degree in Applied Cultural Anthropology, with a specialization in Medical Anthropology, from the University of North Texas. She has also conducted qualitative research on patient provider interactions and presents cultural fluency workshops as part of her role with the New Mexico AETC. Before entering graduate school, Tracy worked as a professional photographer in Milwaukee, WI for 12 years and has been inspired by the beauty and culture of New Mexico.