Greg Carter, Ph.D., MSN, RN received his BS in Nursing from IU Bloomington; his Master's degree from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis; and his Doctoral degree from IU Bloomington School of Public Health. Dr. Carter’s research focuses on designing studies to address health disparities among sexual minorities. He has expertise in designing studies to identify barriers to HIV screening, and creating community-based HIV prevention interventions. His teaching expertise focuses on community health, with specific expertise in rural health disparities. Dr. Carter is currently PI on an Indiana Minority Health Coalition extramural grant exploring perceptions of health and health care access among minorities, and Co-I on an IU Grand Challenges grant investigating current and former IV drug users' use of harm reduction services. He recently received the Indiana University LGBT Spirit Award.
Since becoming an Assistant Professor at the IU School of Nursing, Bloomington, Dr. Carter has worked with both the Rural Center for AIDS and STD Prevention, the Center for Rural Engagement, and the Kinsey Institute. While his research interests have varied over time, a central theme defines his research trajectory: addressing disparities and healthcare access centered around harm reduction strategies. Dr. Carter’s work in these areas, in conjunction with his professional experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse, lends itself well to developing a curriculum for disparate populations in rural areas of Indiana.