Biography 

Current Position: Head of materials and quality at Helix BioMedix

Ron Trachy earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Washington in experimental psychology. He was a research technologist at Virginia Mason and served as chief research technologist for UW Otolaryngology from 1980 to 1987. After leaving UW, Mr. Trachy worked for Procyte Corporation in Redmond, WA, for 22 years before assuming his current position at Helix BioMedix. 

Ron Trachy is the inspiration for the coveted Trachy Award, presented each year to a UW Otolaryngology faculty member for outstanding contributions in teaching and research.