Gregory S. Carter

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterUnited States of America

Dr. Gregory Carter completed his MD and PhD in pharmacology at West Virginia University Medical School. He completed his residency in Neurology at West Virginia University Hospital. He has been on the faculty of UT Southwestern since 1984 and served as the Chief of the Neurology and Sleep Medicine Section at the VA North Texas Healthcare System from 1994 through 2009. Dr. Carter has been Principal investigator in numerous drug trials. Together with Philip Becker, MD and John Herman, PhD, Dr. Carter initiated the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern in 2002 which to date has trained a total of 29 fellows in sleep medicine with three more scheduled to complete their training in June, 2021. In 2006 John Herman built support for a University sleep laboratory. Upon completion of the Clinical Center for Sleep and Breathing Disorders in June, 2007, Dr. Carter was one of two sleep medicine physicians to establish the UT Southwestern sleep medicine practice. Together with physicians and surgeons from the Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family and Community Medicine, Psychiatry, and Otolaryngology, Dr. Carter has built the current faculty of the Clinical Center for Sleep and Breathing Disorders at Clements University Hospital, the Sleep Center at the VA North Texas Healthcare System, and Children’s Health Sleep Disorders Center of Dallas to a current total of 15 board certified sleep medicine faculty. Dr. Carter is a past president of the Southern Sleep Society.

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