School of Nursing
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.