Tracy Rife started her nursing career in the NICU. She has experience in home care, telephone triage, and for almost 15 years has worked in pulmonary medicine. Rife is an Asthma Program Coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital in Ohio. Her role includes being involved in many asthma initiatives throughout the hospital, patient education, and training primary care offices in asthma management. Recently Rife has been involved in identifying and managing the high risk asthma population.