Ruth Carlos, M.D.
Dr. Carlos' work encompasses cost-effectiveness analysis, patient preference measurement, and meta-analysis and systematic reviews in diagnostic imaging. Her research seeks to understand the effectiveness of maternally directed interventions to improve vaccine uptake in their adolescent daughters. Dr. Carlos brings her specific expertise in evaluating cultural barriers to adolescent HPV vaccination in African-American mothers and developing and pilot-testing tailored interventions directed at these cultural barriers. She also co-directs the Program on Women’s Health Care Effectiveness Research (PWHER) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the U-M Medical School.
- M.D., University of Chicago
- M.S., University of Michigan
- A.B., University of Chicago
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