Aaron Carroll, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Dean for Research Mentoring; Director, Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research | Indiana University School of Medicine
Aaron E. Carroll is a Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Research Mentoring, and the Director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research and the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Comparative Effectiveness Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He has a BA in chemistry from Amherst College, an MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and an MS 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, cost-effectiveness, and health care reform. He has been funded for his work by the NIH, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AcademyHealth, and the American Diabetes Association. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times, is the co-author of three books on medical myths, and co-manages and writes for the popular health policy blog, The Incidental Economist.