Dennis Carman, President & CEO
United Way of Greater Plymouth County
934 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-583-6306 ext. 205
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2022
United Way Welcomes Dr. Tracy Rosebrock to its Board of Directors
The newest members of United Way’s Board of Directors: Dr. Tracy Rosebrock of Stonehill College
BROCKTON, MA - United Way of Greater Plymouth County (UWGPC) is thrilled to announce that Tracy Rosebrock, Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Science at Stonehill College has recently joined its Board of Directors.
UWGPC President & CEO Dennis Carman expressed his enthusiasm about Dr. Rosebrock stating, “Tracy is a fantastic addition to our Board. She has an outstanding research and public health background and we are honored to work with her to further our mission of uniting people, ideas and resources to improve lives and to build a stronger community!”
Dr. Rosebrock has more than 20 years of experience as a researcher, biologist, and public health practitioner. She is also a seasoned educator and mentor with years of teaching experience in biology and health science. Her record of discovery has been published in top-tier journals. Dr. Rosebrock specializes in infectious disease biology and public health. Her dissertation research at Cornell University revealed a new mechanism used by bacterial pathogens to avoid detection by immune systems. She went on to work in the lab with Dr. Sarah Fortune at the Harvard School of Public Health where she unraveled part of the complex biology that causes those with HIV to be exceptionally susceptible to tuberculosis disease.
In regard to her educational background, Dr. Rosebrock earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions from Cornell University’s Boyce Thompson Institute, her M.A. in Molecular Biology from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and her B.A. in Biology from the New College of Florida. She is currently working toward her MPH from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research interests include pathogens, epidemiology of infectious diseases, public health interventions, and evidence-based policy.
About United Way of Greater Plymouth County
Established in 1922, United Way of Greater Plymouth County’s mission is “We unite people, ideas and resources to improve the lives of people in Greater Plymouth County to build a stronger community.” United Way envisions a “a safe, healthy, diverse and welcoming community where everyone’s needs are met equitably, respectfully and compassionately” by focusing its resources on addressing the vital and interconnected needs of education, health and income. United Way serves the communities of southeastern Massachusetts, including the city of Brockton and the towns of Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Carver, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Lakeville, Marshfield, Middleboro, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rockland, Stoughton, West Bridgewater, and Whitman.