Tracey L. Henry, MD, MPH, MS

Assistant Professor

Emory University School of Medicine


Dr. Henry is a general internist in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, where she provides primary care to the underserved populations in Atlanta, GA. She is an attending physician for the inpatient teaching services at Grady Memorial Hospital and Assistant Medical Director and supervising attending in the Primary Care Center. Dr. Henry also actively serves on the Social Medicine Work group and is working on a new patient safety initiative in the ambulatory setting.

Dr. Henry earned her MS in Neuroscience at Tulane University, MD at Georgetown University and a MPH from Johns Hopkins University in Health Systems and Policy and a certificate in Finance and Management. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, LA where she served on the Lousiana State Medical Society Board of Governors and later received the Ochsner Alumni Association Outstanding Fellow and Resident Award and the American Medical Association (AMA)’s Paul Ambrose Award for Leadership Among Resident Physicians. Dr. Henry returned to Washington, DC where she completed her Health Policy Fellowship at Georgetown University.

Currently, she serves on the American College of Physician (ACP)’s national Health and Public Policy Committee and the National Board of Medical Examiners including their Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. She formerly served on the ACP’s Council of Resident and Fellow Members and was appointed by the AMA to serve on the Committee on Medical Education’s Accreditation Alignment Task Force 2014-15.

Dr. Henry’s teaching and research interests include: primary care, evidence based medicine and health policy; healthcare workforce; quality improvement and patient safety; health disparities and integrating behavioral mental health care into primary care. Her background in neuroscience and psychology informs her approach to addressing mental and behavioral health issues in general internal medicine.

Dr. Henry is also actively involved in mentoring youth who desire to enter into the health professional fields.

In her spare time she enjoys photography, traveling, movies/theater and spending time with family and friends.