Tracy A. Riley


Dr. Tracy Riley is a Nursing Education Researcher for Applied Learning Sciences in Nursing and Health Education at Elsevier. She leads and supports research related to Elsevier’s teaching-learning products used by faculty and students across health professions. She promotes active teaching-research alliances to expedite evidence-based practices in the development of current and future healthcare professionals.

For more than 30 years, Dr. Riley has embraced quality resources in educating and mentoring generations of nurses in baccalaureate, masters’, and doctoral level programs. Throughout her career, she has acknowledged the reciprocal relationship in teaching and learning endeavors and credits her patients, students, fellow faculty, and mentors in influencing her clinical practice, teaching, and research developments and contributions.

Dr. Riley holds a Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. While there she developed a passion for health-promoting behavior change that transcends health-related initiatives. She has an M.S.N. from Case Western Reserve University. Her undergraduate degrees were obtained at Kent State University (A.D.N.) and Walsh College (B.S.N.). She holds licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Clinical Nurse Specialist (APRN-CNS) in the state of Ohio and is a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).