Tracy Frech, MD, MS
Dr. Frech is an Associate Professor in Rheumatology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University and Director of the Scleroderma Clinic.
Prior to joining the faculty at Vanderbilt, Dr. Frech was an Associate Professor in the Department of Rheumatology and directed the Scleroderma Clinic at the University of Utah for over fifteen years. She trained at the University of Utah for internal medicine and completed a pediatrics residency, an adult rheumatology fellowship, and earned a MS in Clinical Investigation.
Dr. Frech’s specific research interest is to better understand the natural history of symptomatic vasculopathy in SSc. Dr. Frech also focuses on improvements in diagnosis and treatment of SSc through meticulous patient phenotyping as well as outcome definitions and data standardization for effectively monitoring and treating SSc patients. Dr. Frech’s leadership has been critical to the development and ongoing success of the SRF-funded national scleroderma registry, CONQUER.