Carter studies the influence of mechanical loading on the growth, development, regeneration, and aging of skeletal tissues. Basic information from these studies is used to understand skeletal diseases and treatments.
Director of the Biomechanics and Mechanobiology Program BMMB/CMMI/ENG, National Science Foundation (2010 - 2014)
Ph.D., Stanford University, Biomedical Engineering (1976)
M.S.E., Stanford University, Bioengineering (1973)
B.S., University of Michigan, Aerospace Engineering (1971)