Carolyn A. McCarty

Carolyn A. McCarty, PhD


Research Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Psychology

Seattle Children's Hospital Center for Child Health Behavior and Development
2001 8th Ave, Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98121
PO Box 5371, M/S CW 8-6, Seattle, WA 98145
UW MAIL Box 359300 CW8-6
Phone: (206) 884-8243
Email: cari.mccarty@seattlechildrens.org
Seattle Children's Profile

Leadership Roles

Director of Research and Development, Adolescent Medicine, University of Washington; Member-at-Large, Education and Standards, American Psychological

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. McCarty's research has broadly focused on family, peer and cultural in'uences on children's mental health. The goal of her research is to use knowledge of youth development to design, implement and test programs that will improve the lives and mental health of children. She is currently the Principal Investigator of the Middle School Matters Study, which compares the effectiveness of two different school-based preventive interventions for young adolescents designed to reduce depression and improve their relationships with parents, health behaviors, school and interpersonal functioning. Dr. McCarty is also using prospective longitudinal data to examine the relationship between emotional and behavioral problems and the development of alcohol problems throughout adolescence. In her role as Director of Research and Development for Adolescent Medicine, she teaches a monthly seminar for Postdoctoral and Medical Fellows and additionally consults with trainees and faculty members on their research projects.

Directory

Division Chief


Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH

Faculty


Baker, Barbara J., MN, ARNP, IBCLC
Bell, Shaquita L., MD
Bennett-Kaufman, Molly, ARNP
Bergman, Abraham, MD
Bledsoe, Julia M., MD
Burton Cahn, Monique, MD
Caldwell, Christine, MD
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
Ebel, Beth E., MD, MSc, MPH
Feldman, Kenneth W., MD
Gillenwater, Kari, MD, MPH
Grow, H. Mollie Greves, MD, MPH
Jenny, Carole, MD, MBA
Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kohl, Julie, MD
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
Mangione-Smith, Rita M., MD, MPH
McCarty, Carolyn A., PhD
McPhillips, Heather A., MD, MPH
Melzer, Sanford M., MD, MBA
Mendoza, Jason A, MD, MPH
Morelli, Sheryl A., MD, MS
Moreno, Megan A, MD, MS Ed, MPH
Opel, Douglas J., MD, MPH
Pak-Gorstein, Suzinne, MD, MPH, PhD
Park, Kathleen J, MD, MPH
Pew, Cathy, MD
Richardson, Laura P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Stein, Mark A, Ph.D. ABPP
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Vavilala, Monica S., MD
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Wolf, Elizabeth R.
Wright, Davene R., PhD
Wright, Jeffrey A., MD, FAAP
Yasuda, Kyle E., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD

Fellows


Bryan, Mersine, MD
Dawson-Hahn, Elizabeth E, MD
Malik, Faisal S, MD, MS
Waite, Whitney M, MD, MPH

Administrative Staff


Hamilton, Maria
Koshi, Yvonne N.
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Schedler, Noreen, MEd
Shuey, Suzanne