Faculty

Dr. Aaron Carroll, MD, MS

Dr. Aaron Carroll, MD, MS

Associate Professor
Associate Director, Children’s Health Services Research
Vice Chair for Health Policy and Outcomes Research

Contact

(317) 278-0552 (phone)
(317) 278-0456 (fax)

Indiana Children's Health Service Research
Health Information and Translational Sciences Building
410 W. 10th Street, HS Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140

Bio

Specialty

Health Services Research

Areas of Interest

Study of information technology to improve pediatric care, decision sciences, and areas of health policy including physician malpractice, the pharmaceutical industry/physician relationship, and health care reform.

 

Dr. Aaron E. Carroll is the Associate Director for Research and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Children's Health Services Research Program at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is also the Vice Chair for Health Policy and Outcomes Research and the Director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research. He received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1998. He completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Washington in Seattle, and stayed at the University of Washington to complete a health services research fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. During that time he received his master's degree in Health Services Research.

 

Dr. Carroll's current research interests include the use of information technology in pediatric health care, decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis, and health policy. 

Education

1994 B.A., Chemistry, Amherst College
1998 M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2003 M.S., University of Washington

Honors & Awards

1990 National Merit Scholar, Amherst College
1994 Sigma Xi Honors Society, Amherst College
1998 Graduation Speaker, Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2002 Fellows Award, Ambulatory Pediatrics Association
2006 Dr. Quentin Young Health Activist Award
2010 IUPUI Trustees Teaching Award

Clinical

Provider Clinics

Wishard Primary Care Center

Contact

(317) 278-0552 (phone)
(317) 278-0456 (fax)

Indiana Children's Health Service Research
Health Information and Translational Sciences Building
410 W. 10th Street, HS Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140


Research & Grants

Research

Dr. Carroll's current research interests include the use of information technology in pediatric health care, decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis, and health policy.

His work on the Child Health Information for Computer Automation System (CHICA) has been funded by the NLM and AHRQ. Current projects include its use in children with developmental delay, ADHD, and autism, and its integration with geographic information systems. He is also funded by ONC to help determine ways to make electronic medical records more managable by patients.

Dr. Carroll has also been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help translate health policy research and data into the public sphere through his blog, The Incidental Economist.

Grants

Indiana Children’s Health Services Research Training Program
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant (T32)
AHRQ
Co-Investigator
Computer Automated Developmental Surveillance and Screening (CADSS)
R01 – Health Services Research
AHRQ 
Primary Investigator
Computer Assisted Autism Care (CAAC)
R01 – Health Services Research
AHRQ
Co-Investigator
Inspiring to Awesome: Advanced Query for Patient Care
Office of the National Coordinator for HIT
Contract with The Regenstrief Institute
Co-Investigator
Healthcare Research Translation for Policy Makers and Managers
Investigator Initiated Award
RWJF
Co-Primary Investigator
Delivering Geospatial Intelligence to Healthcare Professionals
R01 - Express Research Grants
NIH/NLM
Co-Investigator

Representative PublicationsView All Publications

Carroll AE, Tarczy-Hornoch P, O’Reilly E, Christakis DA. 
“Resident Documentation Discrepancies in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” 
Pediatrics 2003; 111: 976-80.
Ackermann RT, Carroll AE. 
“Support for National Health Insurance among American Physicians: A National Survey.” 
Ann Intern Med 2003;139(10):795-801.
Carroll AE, Sox CM, Tarini BA, Ringold S, Christakis DA. 
“Does Presentation Format at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting Predict Subsequent Publication?” 
Pediatrics 2003; 112(6 Pt 1):1238-41.
Carroll AE, Christakis DA.
“Pediatricians’ use of and attitudes about personal digital assistants.” 
Pediatrics 2004; 113(2):238-42.
Carroll AE, Tarczy-Hornoch P, O’Reilly E, Christakis DA. 
“The Effect of Point-of-care Personal Digital Assistant Use on Resident Documentation Discrepancies.” 
Pediatrics; 2004;113(3 Pt 1): 450-4.
Carroll AE, Marrero DG. 
“The Role of “Significant Others” in Adolescent Diabetes: A Qualitative Study.” 
Diabetes Educ, 2006;32(2):243-52.
Carroll AE, Downs SD. 
“A comprehensive cost-utility analysis of newborn screening strategies.” 
Pediatrics, 2006;117;287-295..
Carroll AE, Marrero DG. 
“How do Parents Perceive Their Adolescent’s Diabetes: A Qualitative Study.” 
Diabetic Medicine, 2006; 23: 1222-4.
Carroll AE, Downs SM, Marrero DG. 
“What Adolescent Diabetics and Their Parents Want from Testing Technology: A Qualitative Study.” 
Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 2007; 25: 23-29.
Carroll AE, Marrero DG, Downs SM. 
“The HealthPia GlucoPack™ Diabetes Phone: A Usability Study.” 
Diabetes Technol Ther, 2007; 9(2):158-64.
Carroll AE, Buddenbaum J. 
“Malpractice Claims involving Pediatricians: Epidemiology and Etiology.” 
Pediatrics, 2007; 120(4): 10-7.
Carroll AE, Ackermann RT, Brizendine EJ, Shen C, Marrero DG. 
“Does age of diabetes diagnosis influence long-term physical and behavioral outcomes?” 
Diabetes Care, 2007 Nov; 30(11):2859-60.
Carroll AE, Vreeman RC, Buddenbaum J, Inui TS. 
“To what extent do educational interventions impact medical trainees’ attitudes and behaviors regarding industry-trainee and industry-physician relationships?” 
Pediatrics. 2007; 120(6): (e)1528-1535.
Vreeman RC, Carroll AE. 
“Medical Myths Even Doctors Believe.” 
BMJ, 2007 Dec 22; 335(7633): 1288-9.
Carroll, AE, Ackermann RT. 
“Support for National Health Insurance among American Physicians: Five Years Later.” 
Annals of Internal Medicine, 2008 Apr 1;148(7):566-7.
Vreeman RC, Carroll AE. 
“Festive Medical Myths.” 
BMJ. 2008 Dec 17;337:a2769.
Carroll AE, Downs SM. 
“Improving Decision Analyses: Parent Preferences (Utility Values) for Pediatric Health Outcomes.” 
J Peds, 2009 Jul; 155(1): 21-5, e1-5.
Carroll AE, DiMeglio LA, Stein S, Marrero DG. 
“Using a Cell Phone Based Glucose Monitoring System for Adolescent Diabetes Management.” 
Diabetes Educ, 2011 Jan-Feb; 37(1): 59-66.
Frakt A, *Carroll AE, Pollack HA, Reinhardt U. “
Our flawed but beneficial Medicaid program.” 
NEJM, 2011. 364 (16): e31.
Carroll AE, Biondich PG, Anand V, Dugan DM, Sheley ME, Xu SZ, Downs SM. 
“Targeted screening for pediatric conditions with the CHICA system.” 
JAMIA, 2011;18:485-490.