Assistant Director, UM Injury Prevention Center; Assistant Professor
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan – United States
Dr. Carter is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Medicine and the Assistant Director of the CDC-funded University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. His current research is within the field of firearm injury prevention, specifically the development, testing, 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. He also has a line of research focused on using intensive longitudinal data, collected via innovative m-health applications, to characterize epidemiological and contextual factors underlying adolescent firearm behaviors. Dr. Carter is a member of the leadership team for the recently established NICHD-funded Firearm Safety among Children and Teens (FACTS) Consortium, an NIH-supported effort to build greater scientific capacity for pediatric firearm safety research. He is the current Chair of the ACEP Trauma and Injury Prevention Section and serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research.
Friday, November 8
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM