Peter J Carek

Peter J Carek, MD, MS, CAQSM, FAAFP, DABF

Professor & Chair

Department: MD-CHFM-GEN ADMINISTRATION
Business Phone: (352) 273-5159
Business Email: carek@ufl.edu

About Peter J Carek

Peter J. Carek, MD, MS is professor and chair in the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine at the University of Florida as well as holds the C. Sue and Louis C. Murray, M.D. Professor in Family Medicine. Dr. Carek attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, SC where he also completed his family medicine residency training. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Ohio Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Clinic and the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He served as director of the Trident/MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program from 1995 to 2012. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). Dr. Carek also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Primary Care Sports Medicine.

Dr. Carek has authored/co-authored over 95 articles for peer-reviewed journals as well as over 30 chapters, monographs and articles for non-peered reviewed journals and has presented over 130 invited presentations and over 95 submitted presentations during meetings of national and international medical organizations. He has served as board member and treasurer of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, the Chair of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Council of Review Committee Chairs and Chair of the ACGME Review Committee for Family Medicine. His was also a member of the ACGME Board of Directors and Executive Committee as well as serving on the ACGME Common Program Requirements Phase 1 and Physician Well-Being Task Forces. He has served as principal investigator on several Health Resources and Services Administration funded grants.

Dr. Carek has reviewed for numerous medical journals, including American Family Physician, Annals of Family Medicine, Journal of Family Practice, JAMA, and Annals of Family Medicine. In addition, he served as a guest co-editor for the Annals of Family Medicine Resident Research Supplement in 2008. Dr. Carek was the recipient of the ACGME Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach” Award in 2009 and the American Academy of Family Physicians’ (AAFP) Nikitas J. Zervanos Outstanding Program Director Award in 2010. In 2017, he received the F. Marian Bishop Leadership Award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation. His areas of interest include graduate and continuing medical education, quality improvement in patient care and medical education, and sports medicine. He has national recognition as a leader in implementing quality improvement into faculty medicine residency programs as well as patient care activities. He has examined the impact of evidence-based guidelines in physician performance and quality of medical care, used numerous quality improvement tools including patient registries in medical education and clinical care, and assisted physicians using reflective learning technique in assessing their clinical performance.

Accomplishments

F. Marian Bishop Leadership Award
2017 · Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Family Practice Management Award for Practice Improvement
2015 · Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Golden Oyster Faculty Teaching Award
2013 · University of South Carolina
Nikitas J. Zervanos Outstanding Program Director Award
2010 · American Academy of Family Physicians
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach” Award
2009 · Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Board Certifications

  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine
    American Board of Family Medicine
  • Diplomate
    National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Diplomate
    American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Family Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Exercise and immunity
  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive health care

Publications

2021
A Subjective Culture Approach to Cancer Prevention: Rural Black and White Adults’ Perceptions of Using Virtual Health Assistants to Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening.
Health communication. 1-12 [DOI] 10.1080/10410236.2021.1910166. [PMID] 33876658.
2021
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Colonization and Mortality Risk Among Community Adults Aged 40-85.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 34(2):439-441 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2021.02.200394. [PMID] 33833016.
2021
Patient Provider Continuity and Prostate Specific Antigen Testing: Impact of Continuity on Receipt of a Non-recommended Test.
Frontiers in medicine. 8 [DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2021.622541. [PMID] 33816522.
2021
Promoting Physical Activity in a Primary Care Practice: Overcoming the Barriers.
American journal of lifestyle medicine. 15(2):158-164 [DOI] 10.1177/1559827619867693. [PMID] 33786031.
2020
A Novel Approach to Characterizing Readmission Patterns Following Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions.
Journal of general internal medicine. 35(4):1060-1068 [DOI] 10.1007/s11606-020-05643-2. [PMID] 31993948.
2020
Does Community- or University-Based Residency Sponsorship Affect Graduate Perceived Preparation or Performance?
Journal of graduate medical education. 12(5):583-590 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-19-00907.1. [PMID] 33149828.
2020
Every Patient Seen in Primary Care Is an Athlete (to a Degree).
Primary care. 47(1):xv-xvi [DOI] 10.1016/j.pop.2019.12.001. [PMID] 32014140.
2020
Exposure to N,N-Diethyl-Meta-Toluamide Insect Repellent and Human Health Markers: Population Based Estimates from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 103(2):812-814 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0226. [PMID] 32458781.
2020
How bitter taste influences nutrition and health in primary care.
Journal of family medicine and primary care. 9(7):3205-3208 [DOI] 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_305_20. [PMID] 33102271.
2020
Impact of Providing Data on Family Medicine Practice Management Education.
Family medicine. 52(6):432-434 [DOI] 10.22454/FamMed.2020.944284. [PMID] 32520378.
2020
Preparticipation Evaluation.
Primary care. 47(1):1-17 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pop.2019.10.001. [PMID] 32014127.
2020
Tailoring virtual human-delivered interventions: A digital intervention promoting colorectal cancer screening for Black women.
Psycho-oncology. 29(12):2048-2056 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.5538. [PMID] 32893399.
2020
The Golden Letter: Innovation Collaboration to Reduce Avoidable Hospital Admissions.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 33(6):1011-1015 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2020.06.200077. [PMID] 33219081.
2019
Are Patients Frequently Readmitted to the Hospital Different from the Other Admitted Patients?
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 32(1):58-64 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2019.01.180052. [PMID] 30610142.
2019
Comparison of Factors Identified by Patients and Physicians Associated with Hospital Readmission (COMPARE2).
Southern medical journal. 112(4):244-250 [DOI] 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000959. [PMID] 30943545.
2019
Creating an mHealth App for Colorectal Cancer Screening: User-Centered Design Approach.
JMIR human factors. 6(2) [DOI] 10.2196/12700. [PMID] 31066688.
2019
Declining Presence of Family Physicians in Hospital-Based Care: A Major Concern or Totally Makes Sense?
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 32(6):768-770 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2019.06.190321. [PMID] 31704743.
2019
Effect of Sedentary Lifestyle on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Healthy Adults With Body Mass Indexes 18.5 to 29.9 kg/m2.
The American journal of cardiology. 123(5):764-768 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.11.043. [PMID] 30554650.
2019
Emergency Department High Utilizers among Family Medicine Patients.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 32(2):264-268 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2019.02.180184. [PMID] 30850463.
2019
Impact of Inpatient Consults by a Family Medicine Teaching Service.
Southern medical journal. 112(1):21-24 [DOI] 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000911. [PMID] 30608626.
2019
Medical schools, primary care and family medicine: clerkship directors’ perceptions of the current environment.
Family practice. 36(6):680-684 [DOI] 10.1093/fampra/cmz015. [PMID] 31329866.
2019
Perception of Risk of Developing Diabetes Among Patients With Undiagnosed Prediabetes: The Impact of Health Care Provider Advice.
Clinical diabetes : a publication of the American Diabetes Association. 37(3):221-226 [DOI] 10.2337/cd18-0050. [PMID] 31371852.
2019
Prevalence and practice for rare diseases in primary care: a national cross-sectional study in the USA.
BMJ open. 9(4) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027248. [PMID] 30940763.
2019
Primary Care Tracks in Medical Schools.
PRiMER (Leawood, Kan.). 3 [DOI] 10.22454/PRiMER.2019.799272. [PMID] 32537574.
2019
Red patches on the tongue with white borders • history of geographic tongue • incompletely treated celiac disease • Dx?
The Journal of family practice. 68(7):E9-E11 [PMID] 31532821.
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2019
Shared Care for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease: An Analysis of Care from Eight Health Systems.
Journal of clinical medicine. 8(8) [DOI] 10.3390/jcm8081154. [PMID] 31382365.
2019
What Are the Characteristics of Fourth-Year Medical Students With Higher Levels of Resilience?
PRiMER (Leawood, Kan.). 3 [DOI] 10.22454/PRiMER.2019.150381. [PMID] 32537593.
2018
Burnout and Resiliency Among Family Medicine Program Directors.
Family medicine. 50(2):106-112 [DOI] 10.22454/FamMed.2018.836595. [PMID] 29432625.
2018
Consider these exercises for chronic musculoskeletal conditions.
The Journal of family practice. 67(9) [PMID] 30216394.
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2018
Effectiveness of Clinical Decision Support Based Intervention in the Improvement of Care for Adult Sickle Cell Disease Patients in Primary Care.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 31(5):812-816 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2018.05.180106. [PMID] 30201679.
2018
Foot and Ankle Conditions: Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain.
FP essentials. 465:24-29 [PMID] 29381042.
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2018
Foot and Ankle Conditions: Midfoot and Forefoot Conditions.
FP essentials. 465:30-34 [PMID] 29381043.
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2018
Foot and Ankle Conditions: Pes Planus.
FP essentials. 465:18-23 [PMID] 29381041.
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2018
Foot and Ankle Conditions: Plantar Fasciitis.
FP essentials. 465:11-17 [PMID] 29381040.
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2018
Potentially Alarming Trends in the Scope of Practice for Family Physicians.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 31(2):178-180 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2018.02.180022. [PMID] 29535232.
2018
Professional Identity, Job Satisfaction, and Commitment of Nonphysician Faculty in Academic Family Medicine.
Family medicine. 50(10):739-745 [DOI] 10.22454/FamMed.2018.273724. [PMID] 30215815.
2018
Reply to “Burnout in Program Directors: We Still Need More Answers”.
Family medicine. 50(6):481-482 [DOI] 10.22454/FamMed.2018.245316. [PMID] 29933458.
2018
Triple Aim Is Triply Tough: Can You Focus on Three Things at Once?
Family medicine. 50(3):179-187 [DOI] 10.22454/FamMed.2018.885946. [PMID] 29537460.
2017
Hearing Impairment and Undiagnosed Disease: the Potential Role of Clinical Recommendations
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 60(1):231-237 [DOI] 10.1044/2016\_JSLHR-H-15-0373.
2017
Hearing Impairment and Undiagnosed Disease: The Potential Role of Clinical Recommendations.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 60(1):231-237 [DOI] 10.1044/2016_JSLHR-H-15-0373. [PMID] 28056149.
2017
Job Satisfaction Among Academic Family Physicians.
Family medicine. 49(8):622-625 [PMID] 28953294.
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2017
The “July Effect”: A Look at July Medical Admissions in Teaching Hospitals.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 30(2):189-195 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2017.02.160214. [PMID] 28379825.
2017
The 2017 ACGME Common Work Hour Standards: Promoting Physician Learning and Professional Development in a Safe, Humane Environment.
Journal of graduate medical education. 9(6):692-696 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-17-00317.1. [PMID] 29270256.
2016
Addressing Hospital Readmissions: Impact of Weekly Review.
Family medicine. 48(8):638-41 [PMID] 27655198.
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2016
Educating Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in the Family Medicine Practice: We Need a Thoughtful and Focused Team-Based Approach.
Family medicine. 48(5):343-4 [PMID] 27159091.
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2016
Family Medicine Clerkship Directors’ Influence on the Residency Program Selection Process: A CERA Study.
Family medicine. 48(2):108-13 [PMID] 26950781.
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2016
International Health Experiences in Family Medicine Residency Training.
Family medicine. 48(2):114-20 [PMID] 26950782.
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2016
Novel Application of a Reverse Triage Protocol Providing Increased Access to Care in an Outpatient, Primary Care Clinic Setting.
Family medicine. 48(2):136-9 [PMID] 26950786.
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2016
Overcoming barriers to implementing patient-reported outcomes in an electronic health record: a case report.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 23(1):74-9 [DOI] 10.1093/jamia/ocv085. [PMID] 26159464.
2016
Prediabetes Screening and Treatment in Diabetes Prevention: The Impact of Physician Attitudes.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 29(6):663-671 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2016.06.160138. [PMID] 28076248.
2016
Reply to “Dr Carek’s Commentary on Training PAs and NPs”.
Family medicine. 48(9) [PMID] 27740682.
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2016
The Importance of and the Complexities Associated With Measuring Continuity of Care During Resident Training: Possible Solutions Do Exist.
Family medicine. 48(4):286-93 [PMID] 27057607.
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2015
Cost and Utilization: Hospitalized Patients on a Family Medicine Service.
Southern medical journal. 108(6):364-9 [DOI] 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000293. [PMID] 26079463.
2015
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Simulation Training in the MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program.
Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association (1975). 111(1):24-7 [PMID] 27124983.
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2015
Program Director Participation in a Leadership and Management Skills Fellowship and Characteristics of Program Quality.
Family medicine. 47(7):536-40 [PMID] 26562641.
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2015
The effect of dual accreditation on family medicine residency programs.
Family medicine. 47(4):292-7 [PMID] 25853600.
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2014
Are specific residency program characteristics associated with the pass rate of graduates on the ABFM certification examination?
Family medicine. 46(5):360-8 [PMID] 24915479.
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2014
Do ABFM board pass rates or additional curriculum activities affect match rates for family medicine residency programs?
Family medicine. 46(4):276-81 [PMID] 24788423.
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2014
Education in quality improvement for practice in primary care during residency training and subsequent activities in practice.
Journal of graduate medical education. 6(1):50-4 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-06-01-39.1. [PMID] 24701310.
2014
Medical specialty boards can help measure graduate medical education outcomes.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 89(6):840-2 [DOI] 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000250. [PMID] 24871232.
2014
National Athletic Trainers’ Association position statement: Preparticipation physical examinations and disqualifying conditions.
Journal of athletic training. 49(1):102-20 [DOI] 10.4085/1062-6050-48.6.05. [PMID] 24499039.
2013
Defining the scholarly and scholarship common program requirements.
Journal of graduate medical education. 5(4):539-40 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-13-00326. [PMID] 24454994.
2013
Factors affecting HPV vaccine use among recent family medicine residency graduates.
Family medicine. 45(2):90-4 [PMID] 23378075.
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2013
On track for success: an innovative behavioral science curriculum model.
International journal of psychiatry in medicine. 45(4):299-310 [PMID] 24261264.
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2013
Recent family medicine residency graduates’ perceptions of resident duty hour restrictions.
Journal of graduate medical education. 5(1):31-5 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-12-00028.1. [PMID] 24404223.
2013
Satisfaction, early removal, and side effects associated with long-acting reversible contraception.
Family medicine. 45(10):701-7 [PMID] 24347187.
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2013
The length of training pilot: does anyone really know what time it takes?
Family medicine. 45(3):171-2 [PMID] 23463429.
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2012
Graduate medical education and primary care workforce: a CERA study.
Family medicine. 44(10):712-5 [PMID] 23148003.
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2012
Impact of quality improvement training during residency on current practice.
Family medicine. 44(8):569-73 [PMID] 22930122.
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2012
Integrating cognitive behavioral therapy into management of depression.
American family physician. 85(7):686-7 [PMID] 22534343.
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2012
Postinterview Communications Between Residency Programs and Candidates: What are the Rules?
Journal of graduate medical education. 4(2):263-4 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-11-00321.1. [PMID] 23730455.
2012
Preparation for practice in family medicine: before and after duty hours.
Family medicine. 44(8):539-44 [PMID] 22930117.
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2011
Addressing the Scholarly Activity Requirements for Residents: One Program’s Solution.
Journal of graduate medical education. 3(3):379-82 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-10-00201.1. [PMID] 22942967.
2011
Clinician knowledge about use of intrauterine devices in adolescents in South Carolina AHEC.
Family medicine. 43(6):407-11 [PMID] 21656395.
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2011
Evaluation of the patient with chronic cough.
American family physician. 84(8):887-92 [PMID] 22010767.
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2011
Exercise for the treatment of depression and anxiety.
International journal of psychiatry in medicine. 41(1):15-28 [PMID] 21495519.
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2011
Identification and treatment of depression in minority populations.
International journal of psychiatry in medicine. 42(1):69-83 [PMID] 22372025.
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2011
Recent South Carolina AHEC Family Practice Residency Program graduates.
Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association (1975). 107(5):174-7 [PMID] 22057799.
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2011
Treatment of co-morbid mental illness in primary care: how to minimize weight gain, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome.
International journal of psychiatry in medicine. 41(2):127-42 [PMID] 21675345.
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2010
Post-traumatic stress disorder screening test performance in civilian primary care.
Family practice. 27(6):615-24 [DOI] 10.1093/fampra/cmq049. [PMID] 20622049.
2010
Promoting resident scholarship through a statewide symposium.
Family medicine. 42(6):440-3 [PMID] 20526913.
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2010
Teaching quality improvement in a primary care residency.
Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 36(10):454-60 [PMID] 21548506.
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2010
Traumatic events and mental health in civilian primary care: implications for training and practice.
Family medicine. 42(3):185-92 [PMID] 20204894.
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2009
A limited effect on performance indicators from resident-initiated chart audits and clinical guideline education.
Family medicine. 41(4):249-54 [PMID] 19343554.
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2009
Advocacy: the time is now.
Annals of family medicine. 7(4):376-7 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.1026. [PMID] 19597178.
2009
An update on family medicine participation in Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs).
Annals of family medicine. 7(3):275-6 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.1011. [PMID] 19433849.
2009
Impact of proposed institute of medicine duty hours: family medicine residency directors’ perspective.
Journal of graduate medical education. 1(2):195-200 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-09-00003.1. [PMID] 21975978.
2009
Innovation in family medicine residency training.
Annals of family medicine. 7(2):182-3 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.968. [PMID] 19273875.
2009
Perceived impact of proposed institute of medicine duty hours on family medicine residency programs.
Annals of family medicine. 7(3):276-7 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.1007. [PMID] 19433850.
2009
Pharmacotherapy for the obese patient.
Primary care. 36(2):407-15 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pop.2009.01.004. [PMID] 19501251.
2009
The association of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency with diabetic nephropathy: implications for health disparities.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 22(5):521-7 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2009.05.080231. [PMID] 19734398.
2008
A process for change: a methodology for academic family medicine.
Annals of family medicine. 6(6):569-70 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.930. [PMID] 19001314.
2008
Frontline: diabetes–supplementing education and quality improvement in family medicine residency training.
Annals of family medicine. 6(1):88-9 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.809. [PMID] 18195323.
2008
Improving anticoagulation therapy using point-of-care testing and a standardized protocol.
Annals of family medicine. 6 Suppl 1:S28-32 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.739. [PMID] 18195305.
2008
Inpatient care in a community hospital: comparing length of stay and costs among teaching, hospitalist, and community services.
Family medicine. 40(2):119-24 [PMID] 18247178.
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2008
Management of varicose veins.
American family physician. 78(11):1289-94 [PMID] 19069022.
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2008
The state of resident research in family medicine: small but growing.
Annals of family medicine. 6 Suppl 1:S2-4 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.779. [PMID] 18195303.
2008
Title VII: revisiting an opportunity.
Annals of family medicine. 6(2):180-1 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.826. [PMID] 18332417.
2007
Does a research requirement affect match rates for family medicine residency programs?
Family medicine. 39(7):483-7 [PMID] 17602322.
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2007
Influence of residency training on procedures performed by South Carolina family medicine graduates.
Family medicine. 39(10):724-9 [PMID] 17987415.
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2007
Prevention of recurrent ischemic stroke.
American family physician. 76(3):382-8 [PMID] 17708138.
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2006
Competing impact of excess weight versus cardiorespiratory fitness on cardiovascular risk.
The American journal of cardiology. 98(11):1468-71 [PMID] 17126652.
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2006
How well are practice management curricula preparing family medicine residents?
Family medicine. 38(4):275-9 [PMID] 16586175.
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2005
Race and diet in the overweight: association with cardiovascular risk in a nationally representative sample.
Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.). 21(6):718-25 [PMID] 15925297.
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2005
SC AHEC family practice residency program graduates: where are they, who do they serve, and what services do they provide?
Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association (1975). 101(4):100-3 [PMID] 16095029.
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2005
Scholarly activity and residency training: seeking strategic partnerships.
Annals of family medicine. 3(6):560-1 [PMID] 16338922.
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2004
In response residency program closures.
Family medicine. 36(3):158; author repy 158-9 [PMID] 14999566.
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2004
Integrating scholarly activity into residency training.
Annals of family medicine. 2(1):87-8 [PMID] 15053288.
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2004
Promoting scholarly activity in family medicine residency programs: what’s the reward?
Annals of family medicine. 2(5):520-1 [PMID] 15506593.
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2004
Ranking departments of family medicine: the eye of the beholder?
Family medicine. 36(9):660-3 [PMID] 15467944.
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2004
Scholarly activity in family medicine residency programs: the need for skilled and successful faculty members.
Annals of family medicine. 2(2) [PMID] 15083864.
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2004
The combined effect of transferrin saturation and low density lipoprotein on mortality.
Family medicine. 36(5):324-9 [PMID] 15129378.
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2004
The mortality risk of elevated serum transferrin saturation and consumption of dietary iron.
Annals of family medicine. 2(2):139-44 [PMID] 15083854.
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2003
A thorough yet efficient exam identifies most problems in school athletes.
The Journal of family practice. 52(2):127-34 [PMID] 12585990.
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2003
Being successful with family medicine residency research: lessons learned from others.
Annals of family medicine. 1(4):246-7 [PMID] 15055416.
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2003
Evaluation and treatment of women with hirsutism.
American family physician. 67(12):2565-72 [PMID] 12825846.
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2003
Inflammatory markers and exercise: differences related to exercise type.
Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 35(4):575-81 [PMID] 12673139.
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2003
Practice profiles, procedures, and personal rewards according to the sex of the physician.
Southern medical journal. 96(8):767-71 [PMID] 14515916.
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2002
A unique leg injury in a dancer.
The Physician and sportsmedicine. 30(12):49-51 [DOI] 10.3810/psm.2002.12.581. [PMID] 20086509.
2002
Are new antihypertensive agents better than old antihypertensive agents in preventing cardiovascular complications?
The Journal of family practice. 51(1) [PMID] 11927051.
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2002
Does community- or university-based residency sponsorship affect future practice profiles?
Family medicine. 34(8):592-7 [PMID] 12269535.
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2002
Medical students’ readiness to provide lifestyle counseling for overweight patients.
Eating behaviors. 3(1):1-13 [PMID] 15001017.
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2002
Nortriptyline effective for smoking cessation.
The Journal of family practice. 51(12) [PMID] 12540319.
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2002
Physical examination for the Special Olympics.
American family physician. 65(8) [PMID] 11989629.
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2002
Special olympics, special athletes, special needs?
Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association (1975). 98(4):183-6 [PMID] 12216379.
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2001
Are all beta-blockers equally effective in reducing mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)?
The Journal of family practice. 50(8) [PMID] 11509153.
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2001
Diagnosis and management of osteomyelitis.
American family physician. 63(12):2413-20 [PMID] 11430456.
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2001
Exercise-induced anaphylaxis and urticaria.
American family physician. 64(8):1367-72 [PMID] 11681778.
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2001
Graduate survey of the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium family practice residency programs.
Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association (1975). 97(6):250-3 [PMID] 11434111.
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2001
msJAMA: residency selection process and the match: does anyone believe anybody?
JAMA. 285(21):2784-5 [PMID] 11386940.
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2001
The preparticipation physical examination for athletics: a critical review of current recommendations.
Le Journal medical libanais. The Lebanese medical journal. 49(5):292-7 [PMID] 12243425.
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2000
Are there differences between vasodilating and nonvasodilating beta-blockers in patients with heart failure? Do patients with ischemic heart disease benefit to the same degree?
The Journal of family practice. 49(6) [PMID] 10923546.
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2000
Bisoprolol prevents mortality and myocardial infarction after vascular surgery.
The Journal of family practice. 49(3):203-4 [PMID] 10735475.
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2000
Drug therapy for obesity.
American family physician. 61(7):2131-8, 2143 [PMID] 10779254.
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2000
Preparticipation cardiovascular screening for young athletes.
JAMA. 284(8) [PMID] 10944631.
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2000
Recruitment behavior and program directors: how ethical are their perspectives about the match process?
Family medicine. 32(4):258-60 [PMID] 10782372.
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2000
The pharmacist’s role in promoting optimal antimicrobial use.
Pharmacotherapy. 20(6):711-23 [PMID] 10853627.
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1999
Athletes’ view of the preparticipation physical examination. Attitudes toward certain health screening questions.
Archives of family medicine. 8(4):307-12 [PMID] 10418536.
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1999
Cardiovascular screening of high school athletes.
JAMA. 281(7):607; author reply 608-9 [PMID] 10029114.
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1999
Current concepts in the pharmacological management of obesity.
Drugs. 57(6):883-904 [PMID] 10400403.
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1999
Health care coverage of high school athletics in South Carolina: does school size make a difference?
Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association (1975). 95(11):420-5 [PMID] 10590591.
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1999
Physician supply in underserved areas of South Carolina: going from bad to worse?
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1999
The preparticipation physical examination history: who has the correct answers?
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine. 9(3):124-8 [PMID] 10512339.
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1998
Lovastatin to prevent acute coronary events with average cholesterol levels.
The Journal of family practice. 47(2):91-2 [PMID] 9722787.
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1998
Osteitis pubis: a diagnosis for the family physician.
The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 11(4):291-5 [PMID] 9719351.
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1998
Rupture of pectoralis major during parallel bar dips: case report and review.
Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 30(3):335-8 [PMID] 9526877.
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1997
Concerns regarding universal varicella immunization. Time will tell.
Archives of family medicine. 6(6):537-41 [PMID] 9371046.
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1997
Management of obesity: medical treatment options.
American family physician. 55(2):551-8, 561 [PMID] 9054224.
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1995
Clinical implications of white coat hypertension.
American family physician. 52(1):163-8 [PMID] 7604760.
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1992
Stress Fracture of the Distal Radius.
The Physician and sportsmedicine. 20(5):115-118 [DOI] 10.1080/00913847.1992.11947432. [PMID] 29278176.
1985
In vitro activity of cefbuperazone compared with that of other new beta-lactam agents against anaerobic gram-negative bacilli and contribution of beta-lactamase to resistance.
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Grants

Dec 2020 ACTIVE
Novel, High-Impact Studies Evaluating Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: AGCY HEALTHCARE RES AND QUALITY
Apr 2020 ACTIVE
PCORI_Transfer from PCRF OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium
Role: Project Manager
Funding: PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RES INST
Jan 2019 – Sep 2020
PCRF: OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium
Role: Other
Funding: PEOPLE CENTERED RES FOU via PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RES INST
Feb 2017 ACTIVE
A patient-centered intervention using virtual technology to reduce colorectal cancer disparities in primary care
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCI
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
AHEC Tobacco Training & Cessation Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH OFF TOBACCO CONTROL
Oct 2015 – Mar 2019
OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium Phase II
Role: Project Manager
Funding: PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RES INST
Sep 2015 – Sep 2019
CDC Center on Transfusions and Transfusion-Related Complications Among Hemoglobinopathy Patients
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Jul 2015 – Jun 2016
AHEC Tobacco Training and Cessation Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH
Jun 2014 – Dec 2017
OneFlorida Cancer Control Network
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH BIOMED RES PGM/J&E KING

Education

Fellowship – Sports Medicine
1992 · University of Tennessee
Masters Degree
1992 · University of Tennessee
Fellowship – Sports Medicine
1991 · Ohio Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Fellowship
Residency – Family Medicine
1990 · Medical University of South Carolina
Medical Degree
1987 · University of South Carolina
Bachelor's Degree
1983 · Clemson University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7124 Family Med/Geriatrics
2018
BMS6812 Intro Clin Med 2

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5159
Emails:
Business:
carek@ufl.edu