My interest focuses on Tuberculosis Program Development and Care Delivery. TB is both the leading killer from a single infectious agent in the world as well as the leading cause of death in patients living with HIV globally. 5ooo die daily. My work focuses to develope community based care programs, promote DOTS expansion,new TB diagnostics for the developing world and coordinated care progams for TB/HIV.
Teacher of the Year Award, Roger Williams Medical Center 1991
In recognition by the Internal Medicine Residency House staff to best faculty teacher
Margaret Rawlings Lupton Service Award 1999
Girls Preparatory School, Chattanooga, Tennessee
In recognition to alumnae who exhibit exceptional citizenship and
service to the community in which they live.
Physician of the Year Award, Rhode Island Medical Women's Association 2001
Awarded annually to a local female physician who has demonstrated excellence and a high level of commitment to medicine, family and the community
Excellence in Teaching Award for Clinical Faculty, Brown University 2001
In recognition of exemplary teaching and dedication to the Brown Medical School's education mission
Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown University 2001
In recognition of exemplary teaching (medical pathophysiology course- tuberculosis section, pulmonary)
Dr. Sharon Zupko Award, Traveler's Aid Society of Rhode Island 2001
In recognition of outstanding volunteer efforts on behalf of Traveler's Aid (Health Care for the Homeless)
Best Physicians for Women (Pulmonary), RI Monthly 2001
Awarded to recognize "Best Doctors" as recognized by their peer group
Chairman's Teaching Award, Brown University 2002
In recognition of exemplary teaching within the Department of Medicine
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Brown Medical School 2004
Awarded annually by the medical school class to a faculty member who demonstrates outstanding compassion in the delivery of health care, respect for patients, their families, and health care colleagues as well as demonstrating clinical excellence.
Teaching and Education Faculty Award, Brown Medical School 2005
For excellence in medical school teaching, concern for student well-being, and success, patient advocacy, and abundant contributions to the Brown Medical School community.
Hope is a Vaccine Award, Global Alliance to Immunize Against AIDS 2006
In recognition of outstanding contributions in the fight against AIDS
World Lung Health Award, American Thoracic Society 2013
Awarded to individuals with recognized contributions to world lung health in the area of basic or clinical research, delivery of healthcare, continuing education or care of patients with lung disease.
6th Annual Women’s Leadership Award, Ronald McDonald House of RI 2014
Honors women in the community who consistently make a positive impact and demonstrate exceptional leadership.
Dr. Carter is the Director of the Brown Kenya Program. 4th year medical students and residents (IM, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine) rotate to Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya under the auspices of this program. Moi medical students and residents also rotate to the wards of the RIH and the Miriam Hospital under this exchange program.
Dr. Carter also teaches tuberculosis in the Pulmonary pathophysiology course.