Tracy M. Downs


Principal Investigator


prostate and bladder cancer research, chemoprevention, clinical trials, health equity, mentorship of under-represented students and program development.

Tracy Downs, MD, FACS

Dr. Downs is a urologic surgeon specializing in prostate and bladder cancer.  He is also the Associate Dean of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity at UW SMPH, and vice president of the African American Urological Association.  In addition to his leadership of CHDI, Dr. Downs plans to expand his health equity research, developing a multi-disciplinary research program addressing prostate cancer disparities among African American men.