Tracy W. Halasz, CPNP, PMHS
Tracy W. Halasz is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) with certification as a Primary Mental Health Specialist (PMHS). Ms. Halasz graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clemson University and with a Master of Science in Nursing from MUSC. Ms. Halasz has served as the primary care provider for children in foster care at the MUSC Foster Care Support Clinic (FCSC) since January 2013. Prior to that she worked for six years as a CPNP for MUSC Child Abuse Pediatrics (CAP) providing child abuse and neglect assessments, as well as expert child abuse testimony in criminal and family court settings.
Ms. Halasz has been an invited speaker on topics related to foster care, adolescent health, and mental health for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Annual Conference, South Carolina NAPNAP Conferenc, MUSC Frontiers in Pediatrics Conference, The Charleston Trauma Conference, Sara Schuh Child Abuse Conference, MUSC Foster Care Conference, MUSC Schwartz Rounds, The University of Colorado College of Nursing, and the MUSC College of Nursing. Ms. Halasz has also published a review on trauma-informed care for children in foster care in Contemporary Pediatrics.
Ms. Halasz has been a member of the South Carolina State Foster Care Advisory Committee since 2013 and served on the South Carolina Foster Care Advisory Committee Psychotropic Advisory Panel. Ms. Halasz has been an active member of the South Carolina NAPNAP Executive Board since 2016, and currently serves as the South Carolina Chapter president.
Practice focus - Pediatrics, Primary Care/Adolescent Health, Mental Health, and Trauma-informed Care