Dr. Carter earned the Sc.D. degree in biostatistics from Harvard University, her M.S. from the University of Texas and her B.S. degree from the University of Houston. While in Houston, over a four year period, she was the Data Systems Coordinator for the Southwestern Oncology Group and Department of Hematology at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. She also worked as a statistical analyst/programmer for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical School.
After receiving her doctoral degree in 1993, Dr. Carter brought her experience and academic qualifications to The EMMES Corporation, where she is the principal investigator for the T-Cell depletion trial, a project that involves 14 centers. She is also PrincipaI Investigator for a study of cord blood transplantation, with over 20 participating centers, and for the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Clinical Trials Network. Her work includes protocol development, statistical design, and coordination of multiple hospitals and laboratories.
Dr. Carter is on the Regional Advisory Board of the Eastern North American Region of the Biometric Society and is a member of the American Statistical Association. She also serves on two Data Safety and Monitoring Boards for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at NIH and the NHLBI Clinical Trials Review Committee.