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Tracey Kurtz joined our team in early 2018. She was born and raised in Ohio and lived throughout the east coast. She graduated high school in the Cincinnati area, where she went on to begin her college career at the University of Cincinnati seeking a degree in business. Tracey moved to the Las Vegas valley in August of 2001 and lives in the Summerlin area. She began attending UNLV in 2010, where she took a Sports Injury Management class, which sparked an interest in the medical profession. She completed her studies in 2014 graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiological Sciences. Tracey is an avid sports fan following New England teams and, of course, our Golden Knights. She also enjoys the gym, hiking with friends, and an array of outdoor activities.

Recent Blog Posts

Floors Prove a Source of Infection

Infection Control Today recently published an article on management of floors in healthcare facilities. Although your facility may not be a hospital, many of the principles certainly apply. Floors were... Read More

Why Neutralize High Level Disinfectants

It is illegal in some parts of the country to dump used OPA or glutaraldehyde down the drain without neutralizing it first. It is a popular misconception that used OPA... Read More

617 Candida Auris Cases in the US

A trip to the hospital might suddenly be even less desirable. A superbug considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “a serious global health threat’’ has been... Read More

Hand Hygiene and Pathogens in Public Restrooms

Many people use handwashing and hand-drying facilities in public washrooms under the impression that these amenities are hygienic. However, such facilities may be potential sites for the transmission of pathogenic... Read More

10.4% of healthcare workers tested were contaminated with patient bacteria following PPE removal

During a recent study of inpatient healthcare workers, more than a third of healthcare staff were found to be contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms after caring for patients colonized or... Read More