Gregory 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. He is currently a principal investigator on an Indiana Minority Heath Coalition extramural grant exploring barriers to HIV services among minorities in Indiana. He has worked with both the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention and the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University.
While his research interest has varied over time, a central theme defines his research trajectory: addressing LGBT health disparities and health care access using a harm reduction framework. He has received the Indiana University LGBT Spirit Award and the Indiana Rural Health Education Award, and he was recently selected as a National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Fellow.
Carter received his Bachelor of Science in nursing from Indiana University, his master’s degree from IUPUI and a doctoral degree from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington.
Areas of Expertise
HIV prevention, pre-exposure prophylaxis, sexual minority health, public health, people who inject drugs, harm reduction, public health nursing, sexual health.