Tracy Rock is an acute care nurse practitioner who participated in Mercy Health’s most recent medical mission trip to Côtes-de-Fer, Haiti. She and two other highly qualified medical professionals spent time building capacity and serving the community at the Bishop Joseph Sullivan Center for Health this past June. Read on to learn more about Tracy including who she would invite (if she could invite anyone) to a dinner party. 

Where is home? Youngstown, Ohio

Education: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with a masters degree from Kent State University.

CMMB volunteer position: Part of a three-person medical mission team who served at the Bishop Joseph Sullivan Center for Health in  Côtes-de-Fer, Haiti.

The Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Center for Health provides care to the most vulnerable in Cotes-de-Fer

The Bishop Joseph Sullivan Center for Health in Cotes-de-Fer

If you were asked to sum yourself up in two words, which two would you choose? Dependable and outgoing.

Why CMMB? I am an employee of Mercy Health, and since this is my first mission, I felt comfortable working with an organization affiliated with Mercy Health.

You are having a dinner party. Which three people (living or dead) do you invite? Jesus, Gandhi, and Albert Einstein. I would really only need to sit and dine with Jesus, however, the conversation between the three would be incredible. Different points of view, beliefs, and intellect.

What is your go-to karaoke song? Oh no, I do not sing karaoke!

What is your hope for your experience volunteering with CMMB? To be able to serve the Haitian community, to learn about a new culture, and to learn a new way of caring and providing. I am hoping to help in whatever aspect I can.

What book should everyone read? Why? The bible. It’s long and confusing at times, but it is the only instruction book we have on life.

Who would you like to play you in the movie of your life? Melissa McCarthy

What is your hope for the future? To make just one small difference.

If you could solve one world problem, what would it be? Hate and division.

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