Assistant Director, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine,
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Patrick M. Carter, MD, is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Michigan School of Medicine and the assistant director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. Dr. Carter completed his clinical training and chief residency in emergency medicine at the University of Michigan, followed by a two-year NIH T32 research fellowship. His current research focuses on firearm injury prevention, specifically the development and implementation of emergency department (ED)‐based interventions to decrease firearm violence, youth violence, and associated risk behaviors, such as substance use among high‐risk urban youth populations. Dr. Carter also has a line of research focused on using intensive longitudinal data collection via mobile health applications to characterize epidemiological and contextual factors associated with high-risk firearm behaviors. Dr. Carter has served as a member of the Technical Advisory Group focused on developing a firearm research agenda for the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is also currently part of the leadership team for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)-funded Firearm Safety among Children and Teens (FACTS) Consortium. Dr. Carter currently has funding as a principal investigator or co-investigator on grants from The National Institute on Drug Abuse, The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Certified Data Centre Professional Training Programme, and NICHD, all of which are focused within the field of violence and injury prevention.
Thursday, November 15
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM