Tracy Dunbrook received her J.D. from University of Connecticut and her LL.M. from Yale Law School. While at University of Connecticut she ran a Bioethics Colloquium for physicians, students and staff at the School of Medicine and sat on the Neonatal Ethics Committee. As a Dean's Fellow she taught Legal Research and Writing to first year students. While at Yale, she taught undergraduate and Law School seminars as a teaching assistant and held faculty appointments as Tutor-in-Law of the Graduate Programs and as a Lecturer teaching a seminar in Reproductive Technologies.
Professor Dunbrook’s predominant research and teaching interests lie in the fields of health law, biotechnology, bioethics and tort law. She served as a project participant at the Hastings Center, a bioethics research center, investigating a wide range of bioethical issues including genetics, biotechnology and medical ethics. She received a Certification in Bioethics from Montefiore/Albert Einstein Medical School in 2009. Presently, she sits on the Ethics Committee at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.
Professor Dunbrook has done extensive research in the areas of the doctor/patient relationship, managed care, health care reform and distributive justice, death and dying and reproductive technologies. Her current scholarly interests include genetics and the law, legal considerations in biotechnology, and the intersection between law, medicine and the humanities.