Carol J. Parker, PhD, MPH

 PhD Michigan State University

MPH University of Michigan

Carol Parker provides administrative leadership to Academic Affairs, leadership to the Continuing Medical Education Office, and serves as a Learning Society Fellow. As a member of the Shared Discovery Planning Group, the last several years have focused on implementing the college’s new curriculum which entails developing new curriculum and addressing budgetary, space and faculty availabilities.


Scholarly Work 

Parker has a diverse background including health professions workforce policy, patient safety training for medical residents, stroke quality metrics, and health information exchange organizations and their role in clinical research including the ability to inform transitions of care for stroke patients. 


Areas of Interest

As a Learning Society Fellow, she works with first and second year medical students using a small group, problem based learning methodology. She also is an intersession co-director for one of the four required intersessions for first year medical students (Health Systems Complexities and Patient Vulnerabilities) and has taught in many courses for CHM legacy and Shared Discovery Curriculum including Applications of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPI 547), Health Policy Module (HM 547), Integrative Module (HM 547), Epidemiology/Evidence Based Medicine Intersession, and Public Health Intersession.


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Executive Director of Academic Affairs
DIrector of Continuing Medical Education
Assistant Professor

East Fee Hall
965 Wilson Road Rm A102
East Lansing, MI 48824-1316

Phone: 517-884-7911