Aaron E. Carroll

Director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research, Indiana University School of Medicine

Blog: The Incidental Economist
Twitter: DSYGAaron

Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS is an associate professor of Pediatrics and the associate director of Children's Health Services Research at Indiana University School of Medicine.  He is also the director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research.  He earned 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.

Aaron's research focuses on the study of information technology to improve pediatric care and areas of health policy including physician malpractice, the pharmaceutical industry/physician relationship, and health care reform. He is also the co-author of Don't Swallow Your Gum: Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies About Your Body and Health. His work has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, and many other national publications.  He has appeared on Good Morning America, the CBS Evening News, ABC News Now, and The Colbert Report.