Mary Carter

Associate Professor & Health Science (MS) Graduate Program Director

Name

Contact Information

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Linthicum Hall, Rm 121G

Education

NIA Postdoc, University of Minnesota
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Boston
MA, Western Illinois University
BA, Flagler College

Areas of Expertise

Variations in Quality of Care and Health Outcomes among Older Adults
Hospitalization among Older Adults
Long-Term Consequences of Injury among Older Adults
Nursing Home Quality of Care
Geroethics

Courses

Number Name
GERO 101 Introduction to Gerontology
GERO 539 Community Planning for an Aging Society
GERO 601 Seminar in Professional Gerontological Issues
GERO 610 Applied Research Methods

Publications

  • Yang, B. K., Carter, M. W., Trinkoff, A. M., & Nelson, H. W. (2020). Nurse staffing and skill mix patterns in relationship to resident care outcomes in US nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, in press.
  •  Nelson, H. W., Yang, B. K., Carter, M. W., Monahan, E., & Engineer, C. (2020). Nursing Home Administrator’s Job Satisfaction, Work Stressors, and Intent to Leave. Journal of Applied Gerontology, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0733464819896572
  • Carter, M.W., Yang, B.K., Davenport, M., and Kabel, A. (2019). Increasing rates of opioid misuse among older adults visiting emergency departments. Innovations in Aging, 3(1), 1-13.
  • Carter, Mary W., Zhu, Motao, Xiang, Jun, and Porell, Frank W. (2014). Investigating the Long Term Consequences of Adverse Medical Events among Older Adults. Injury Prevention, 20(6):408-415.
  • Carter, Mary W. and Reymann, Megan R. (2014). Emergency Department Use by Older Adults Attempting Suicide. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 32(6):535-540, (*Student Co-Author).
  • Porell, Frank W. and Carter, Mary W. (2012). Risk of mortality and nursing home institutionalization after injury. Journal of The American Geriatrics Society, 60(8), 1498-1503.
  • Zhu, Motao, Chu, Haitao, Thomas M. Rice, Carter, Mary W. (2011). Implications of Conducting Trend Analyses of Emergency Department Visits Using Publicly Released Masked Design Variables. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 57(6), 683-687.
  • Carter, Mary W. and Porell, Frank W. (2011). The Effect of Sentinel Injury on Medicare Expenditures Over Time. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59(3):406-416.
  • Gibson, Maggie; Carter Mary W., Helmes, Edward and Edberg, Anna-Karin. (2010). Principles of Good Care for Long Term Care Facilities. International Psychogeriatrics Association, 22(7), 1072-1083.
  • Carter, Mary W. and Gupta, Shalini (2008). Characteristics and Outcomes of Injury Related ED Visits among Older Adults. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 26(3), 296-303 (*student co-author).
  • Datti, Balaji and Carter, Mary W. (2006). The Effect of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Prescription Drug Use by Older Adults. Drugs and Aging, 23(1), 71-81. (*student as first author).
  • Carter, Mary W. and Porell, Frank W. (2006). Nursing Home Performance on Select Publicly Reported Quality Indicators and Resident Risk of Hospitalization: Grappling with Policy Implications. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 18(1), 17-39.
  • Carter, Mary W., Datti, Balaji, and Winters, Jamie M. (2006). Emergency Department Visits by Older Adults for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive and Supply-Sensitive Conditions. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 24(4), 428-434 (*Student coauthors).
  • Porell, Frank W. and Carter, Mary W. (2005). Discretionary Hospitalization of Nursing Home Residents with and without Alzheimer ’s Disease: A Multilevel Analysis. Journal of Aging and Health, 17(2), 207-238.
  • Carter, Mary W. and Porell, Frank W. (2005). Vulnerable Populations at Risk of Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations: The Case of Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease. The American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 26(6), 349-358.
  • Carter, Mary W. (2003). Factors Associated with Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalizations among Nursing Home Residents. Journal of Aging and Health, 15(2): 295-331.
  • Carter, Mary W. and Porell, Frank W. (2003). Variation in Hospitalization Rates among Nursing Home Residents: The Role of Facility and Market Attributes. The Gerontologist. 43(2): 175-191.
  • Carter, Mary W. (2003). Variations in Hospitalization Rates among Nursing Home Residents: The Role of Discretionary Hospitalizations. Health Services Research, 38(4), 1177-1206.