Dr. Tracy L. Skaer

Professor , Washington State University

Dr. Tracy L. Skaer is a tenured Professor Emeritus of Pharmacotherapy, licensed pharmacist in three states (WA, CA, ID), and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) practitioner. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Southern California (2000) and MBSR training (2007) through the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center of Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society from world renowned mentors Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Dr. Saki Santorelli.

She has received training in mental health first aid for adults and youths from the National Council for Behavioral Health, as well as, serves as a suicide awareness and referral trainer for the Washington State Pharmacy Association.

Since 1991, Dr. Skaer has received over $3.2 million in funding to support her research, published 133 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 6 textbook chapters, as well as presented over 100 abstracts at conferences around the world.