July 13, 2009
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A graduate of Harvard University and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Carrier completed her residency in emergency medicine at New York University and Bellevue Hospital, where she served as chief resident. Following her residency, Carrier completed a medicine and public health research fellowship at New York University, earning a masters of science in clinical investigation. She also served as an attending physician in the emergency departments of Montefiore Medical Center and the VA New York Harbor Healthcare Center.
Board certified in emergency medicine, Carrier will continue to practice emergency medicine part time at Inova Health System in Virginia. Carriers research has focused on the fragmentation and coordination of care, payment reform and the future of safety net providers under health reform. She is a member of AcademyHealth.
"As an emergency physician, Dr. Carrier has seen firsthand our delivery
systems shortcomings in managing care for patients with chronic conditionsshe
will be a tremendous asset to HSCs ongoing research in this area," said
HSC President Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D.
The Center for Studying Health System Change is a nonpartisan policy research organization committed to providing objective and timely research on the nations changing health system to help inform policy makers and contribute to better health care policy. HSC, based in Washington, D.C., is funded principally by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is affiliated with Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.