Interested in health policy, health economics, health information technology, writing books and combining any of this with a health professions career? We're excited to have Dr. Aaron Carroll '94 return to campus! He'll be presenting and discussing his career path on Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Career Center Conference Room in College Hall.
Dr. Aaron Carroll '94 is an associate professor of pediatrics, assistant dean for research mentoring and director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research at Indiana University School of Medicine. He earned a B.A. in chemistry from Amherst College, an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and an M.S. in health services from the University of Washington, where he was also a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar. His research focuses on the study of information technology to improve pediatric care and areas of health policy, including physician malpractice, the pharmaceutical industry/physician relationship and health care reform. He writes about health policy for CNN.com and the JAMA forum, and he is the coauthor of two books on medical myths: "Don't Swallow Your Gum: Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies About Your Body and Health" and "Don't Cross Your Eyes... They'll Get Stuck That Way! And 75 Other Health Myths Debunked". His work has been featured in nearly all major international print magazines and newspapers, and he has appeared on many TV programs, including "The Colbert Report."