Jonas III Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Eileen Carter, PhD, RN

Columbia University

Eileen Carter - Jonas Scholar III AlumniEileen J. Carter completed her PhD in nursing at Columbia University. She graduated with her BSN from New York University and subsequently worked at two of the nation’s leading hospitals, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, within their emergency departments (ED). Dr. Carter’s research interests surround infection transmission and control in EDs. Under the mentorship of Drs. Elaine Larson and Patricia Stone, her doctoral work focused on the ED as risk factor for acquirement of healthcare-association infection. Dr. Carter is currently an Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University and a Nurse Researcher at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.