Tracy Klein

Tracy Klein
Associate Professor, Vancouver 360-546-9142 VLIB 210G 14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave., Vancouver, WA 98686

I am a family nurse practitioner with expertise in both primary and urgent care. I am a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Institute of Regulatory Excellence, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In addition to the College of Nursing at WSU, I hold affiliate appointments in Prevention Science and Public Affairs. I am also a long term preceptor and affiliate faculty with the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy in the PharmD program where I mentor the PharmD teaching residency and pharmacy student research projects. In January 2022 I became the Assistant Director of the Washington State University Center for Cannabis Policy, Research and Outreach (


  • MS, Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Shady Grove, MD (May 2023)
  • PhD, Washington State University
  • MSN, Oregon Health Sciences University
  • BSN, Linfield College
  • BA, Reed College

CV / Bio (docx)


Practitioner related: Scope of practice and authority, prescribing competency, medication safety

Patient related: Diagnosis, symptom management and treatment of brain conditions in children and adolescents such as ADHD and post-concussive syndrome

Institution related: Institutional policies, regulatory development, and legislation specific to advanced nursing practice parameters


  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners Region X (OR, WA, AL, ID) Board of Directors, 2014-2020
  • American Academy of Nurses, Fellow, 2013 (Induction)
  • Institute of Regulatory Excellence, Fellow, 2012 (Induction)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Fellow,  2009 (Induction)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Oregon NP of the Year, 2009 (Awarded)
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Psi and Delta Chi Chapter, 1991 (Induction)


Dr. Tracy Klein’s Research Site:

updated 01/23/2023