Timothy Carey, MD, MPH is a health services searcher and clinician whose research interests includes epidemiology and utilization patterns in chronic back and neck pain, determinants of work disability, end-of-life issues including utilization of gastric feeding tubes, and health disparities in chronic pain treatment. Nationally, Dr. Carey is co-chair of the national CTSA consortium Key Function Committee on Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). He has received funding support for investigator-initiated research and training grants from AHRQ, NIAMS, NCMHD, HRSA and foundations to conduct outcomes studies, secondary data analyses, and literature syntheses. Dr. Carey has also recently served as a consultant to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) on research prioritization. At UNC, Dr. Carey is senior adviser to the RTI-UNC Evidence-Based Practice Center and associate director of UNC’s Program on Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes. He also directs the T-32 Pre- and Post-Doctoral Training Program in Health Services Research. He works with several CORP members, including Laura Hansen, Stephanie Wheeler, Ethan Basch, and Sam Cykert.
Professor, Social Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill