Carolyn G Carter

Carolyn G Carter, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 733-1770
Business Email: cartecg@shands.ufl.edu

About Carolyn G Carter

Dr. Carolyn G. Carter is a respected pediatrician with honors and awards for teaching and scholarly activity. Her research interests include nutrition and food science, technology and education, and cultural and linguistic competence. She completed undergraduate work at Florida State University and medical school, residency, and a fellowship at The University of Florida. She is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and as well as the Pediatric Board; she holds medical licenses in both Florida and Montana. Her society memberships include the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Florida Pediatric Society, the Florida Medical Association, the Alachua County Medical Society, the Academic Pediatric Association, and the Florida Pediatric Alumni Association. She regularly attends regional and national conferences, and has presented research on health literacy and technology.

She is involved in several medical organizations including the Alachua County Medical Society, having served as president in the past, the Florida Pediatric Society, for which she served as the district’s representative, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Carter also works with the medical students on their medical mission trips to the Dominican Republic and Haiti. In addition, she actively participates in community programs such as the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office annual Safety Patrol trip to Washington, DC. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Areas of Interest
  • Neonatal weight gain and nutrition
  • Preventive health care
  • Vaccines (immunizations)
  • Well-child visits
  • Your child’s first vaccines

Publications

2021
20-year-old man • sudden-onset chest pain • worsening pain with cough and exertion • Dx?
The Journal of family practice. 70(1):38-40 [DOI] 10.12788/jfp.0128. [PMID] 33600513.
2021
What Parents Need to Know About Leaving the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
JAMA pediatrics. 175(1) [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.5045. [PMID] 33252638.
2015
Pediatrics after-hours: a twenty-year academic-community partnership for acute care delivery.
The Journal of pediatrics. 166(4):788-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.12.054. [PMID] 25819907.
2010
Early identification and intervention for behavior problems in primary care: a comparison of two abbreviated versions of parent-child interaction therapy.
Behavior therapy. 41(3):375-87 [DOI] 10.1016/j.beth.2009.11.002. [PMID] 20569786.
2009
Mental health services for preschool children in primary care: a survey of maternal attitudes and beliefs.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 34(7):760-8 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsn128. [PMID] 19064608.

Grants

Aug 2018 – Dec 2019
It Takes A Village: Countering Digital Misinformation in Maternal Health Decision Making through Hepatitis B YouTube Intervention & Expectant Mommy Expo 2019
Role: Consultant
Funding: UF FOUNDATION via RITA ALLEN FOUNDATION

Education

Residency – Pediatrics
1995 · University of Florida
Medical Degree
1992 · University of Florida
Masters of Science
1985 · Texas Woman's University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2014-2021
BMS6751 Nutrition and Health
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 733-1770
Emails: