Aaron Carroll, MD

Indiana University School of Medicine

Titles and Affiliations: 

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Research Mentoring; Director, Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research and the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Comparative Effectiveness Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine

Aaron E. Carroll 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.