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Tim Carey, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Tim Carey moved from the division of general internal medicine to direct the Cecil G Sheps Center at UNC. He received his medical degree from the University of Vermont, trained in San Francisco for internal medicine, made a career stop in Eastern Kentucky and subsequently came to Chapel Hill
as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and has been here since.
He holds a masters degree in public health and epidemiology and is affiliated with multiple training programs, including the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, the NIH funded Clinical Research Curriculum, the Primary Care Research Fellowship, and the Faculty Development Program in General Internal Medicine.
Dr. Carey’s interests include studies of clinical epidemiology, access to care, and health services research. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal illnesses including back pain. He has evaluated access to care and the quality of care in Medicaid managed care organizations. His more recent research interests have branched out to include end-of-life care.
Dr. Carey is an active clinician in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and he teaches courses in the School of Public Health on Evaluation of Medical and Epidemiologic Literature and Health Care Epidemiology.
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