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    Michael Carey, PhD
    Director, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine

    The Miriam Hospital
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine
    Coro West, Suite 309
    164 Summit Ave
    Providence, RI 02906
    Phone: 401-793-8218
    Fax: 401-793-8056
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  • Michael Carey, PhD

  • Director, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine
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    Michael Carey, PhD, is a professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and director of the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at the Miriam Hospital.

    Carey has published 300 papers, chapters, or books, addressing a number of health behavior topics, including HIV risk reduction, alcohol use and misuse, and smoking. He has also published extensively on sexual health and coping with chronic illness. He has received two Scientist Awards from the NIH, and numerous R01 and R-series grants. Carey is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the Association for Psychological Science, and has been elected to membership of the International Academy of Sex Research.

    Carey has enjoyed strong NIH support and is currently Principal Investigator on an RO1 evaluating an innovative HIV risk reduction trial being conducted in public health clinics. He is also collaborating on numerous NIH-funded studies including a multi-level prevention trial in South Africa and a multisite adolescent prevention trial in 4 U. S. cities. Carey has conducted research in India and throughout the U.S.

    Carey has received research, service and teaching awards. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and the Health Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, and he routinely reviews for the NIH. In addition serving as an ad hoc reviewer for many journals, he is currently the Associate Editor of the Archives of Sexual Behavior and on the Editorial Board of AIDS and Behavior. Carey has mentored more than a dozen Ph.D. students, many of whom are now successful professionals engaged in research, teaching, and research administration.

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