Patricia A. Carney, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Family Medicine, School of Medicine


Patricia A. Carney, Ph.D. is Professor of Family Medicine with the School of Medicine, and Professor of Health Systems and Policy with the School of Public Health. Dr. Carney received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1994. Her doctoral training includes two specialty areas: health services research (public health and community medicine) and educational psychology. Dr. Carney’s research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the U.S. Department of Defense and the American Cancer Society.Dr. Carney is also involved in educational research in family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery and obstetrics and gynecology. She has authored or coauthored more than 200 publications in these areas.


  • M.S., 1989, University of New Hampshire

Memberships and associations

  • American Association of Preventive OncologySociety of Teachers of Family MedicineNorth American Primary Care Research Group
  • Editorial Board Member: Family Medicine
  • American Educational Research Assocation
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Society for Teachers of Family Medicine
  • North American Primary Care Research Group
  • Association of Standardized Patient Educators



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