Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan

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. He completed his clinical training and chief residency in emergency medicine at the University of Michigan, followed by a two-year NIH T32-funded research fellowship. 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 NICHD-funded Firearm Safety among Children and Teens (FACTS) Consortium, which is 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, serves as an Assistant Editor for the Annals of Emergency Medicine, and has served as a member of the Technical Advisory Group focused on developing a firearm research agenda for the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Carter has research funding as a PI or Co-I on grants from NIDA, NIAAA, CDCP, and NICHD, all focused within the field of violence and injury prevention.

Experience

  • –present
    Leadership Team, Firearm Safety among Children and Teens (FACTS) Consortium
  • –present
    Assistant Director, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center
  • –present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • –present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School