Tracy L. Bale, Ph.D.
Anschutz Foundation Endowed Chair in Women's Integrated Mental and Physical Health Research at the Ludeman Center and Professor and Director for InterGenerational Stress and Health and the Director for Sex Differences Research in the Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
In her Directorship roles, Dr. Bale works to engage in the community, developing collaborations and partnerships with local organizations, health officials, social workers, and policy makers. In a translational approach, Dr. Bale brings neuroscience research and outcomes into the community. Partnering with schools and staff, families, and community leaders, Dr. Bale’s approach provides a lens through which policy, education and community can be viewed, focusing on the lasting and significant effects across generations of trauma, discrimination, and violence.
She serves on many internal and external advisory committees, panels, and boards, and has been the recipient of numerous awards for her research in this area, including the Richard E. Weitzman Memorial award from the Endocrine Society, the Medtronic Award from the Society for Women’s Health Research for outstanding research that has led to the improvement of women’s health, and the Daniel H. Efron award from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. She is the President of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), and was recently awarded Top 100 Women in Maryland 2020.