Tracy Hammer started her career as a Civil Engineer, earning her Master of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Calgary in 1996. She worked as a Civil Engineer for 8 years, focusing mainly on transportation planning and engineering. After that it was time for her to change to a career that was more focused on people.
Tracy earned her Bachelor of Nursing Degree with Distinction in 2009. She started her nursing career in the Movement Disorders Clinic, working in clinic, and on the nursing phone line. In addition, she is the clinic and research nurse at the Tourette and Pediatric Movement Disorders Clinic at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.
Tracy recently transitioned from the phone line position in the Movement Disorders Clinic to join the PCAN team as a Clinical Research Nurse. This role will enable her to combine the best aspects of her engineering and nursing roles, and work with the patient population that she loves.