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Erik Carlton

Erik Carlton     

      Erik Carlton, MS, DrPH 
      Assistant Professor
      Contact information: lcrlton1@memphis.edu
      Phone: 901-678-1491
      Robison Hall 128
      Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 Education:

  • DrPH, Health Services Management, University of Kentucky
  • MS, Family Studies, University of Kentucky
  • BA, Human Development, California State University – Hayward

Research Interests:

  • Health systems leadership and workforce development
  • Emotional and psychological abuse in the workplace
  • Collaborative health systems

Recent Publications & Presentations:

  • Leukefeld, C.G., Carlton, E.L., Staton-Tindall, M., & Delaney, M. (2012). Six-month follow-up outcomes for TANF-eligible clients involved in Kentucky's Targeted Assessment Program. Journal of Social Service Research, 38(3), 366-381.
  • Carlton, E., & Simmons, L. (2011). Health decision-making among rural women: Physician access and prescription adherence. Rural and Remote Health, 11, 1599-1615.

  • Ellerbe, T., Carlton, E.L., Ramlow, B., Leukefeld, C.G., Delaney, M., & Staton-Tindall, M. (2011). Strategies for helping mothers in public assistance and child welfare programs. Families in Society, 92(3), 289-294.

  • Carlton, E.L. (2011). Core aspects of leadership in local health departments: A mixed-method exploration. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 2011.

  • Carlton, E.L. (2011). Keys to successful interagency collaborations. Presented at the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics Annual Workshop, Vail, CO, September 2011.

  • Carlton, E.L., Delaney, M., Staton-Tindall, M., & Leukefeld, C. (2011). UK's Targeted Assessment Program: Six-month outcomes. Presented at the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics Annual Workshop, Vail, CO, September 2011.

  • Carlton, E.L., Delaney, M., Staton-Tindall, M., & Leukefeld, C. (2011). Employment and basic needs among poor parents. Presented at the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics Annual Workshop, Vail, CO, September 2011.

Teaching Interests:

  • Health Management Leadership
  • Administration of Health Service Organizations
  • Collaborative Health Systems

Erik Carlton, MS, DrPH, is Assistant Professor of Health Systems Management and Policy at The University of Memphis School of Public Health. Dr. Carlton has extensive experience in research, project management, training and development, and marketing and public relations, including particular expertise in managing collaborations in both private and public sectors. Prior to coming to The University of Memphis, Dr. Carlton co-directed a multi-million dollar annual state-funded behavioral health program at the University of Kentucky providing comprehensive assessment, pre-treatment, and service coordination to low-income parents. He also directed a million-dollar relationship education and domestic violence prevention program at the University of Kentucky funded by the U.S. Administration of Children and Families. Dr. Carlton has published and presented nationally on a variety of topics, including strategic collaborations, leadership and management development, university-community relations, and technology use in health services research. He is the founder and principal of The Carlton Group, a consulting firm which facilitates collaborations and provides technical assistance, development, and marketing solutions to small business, non-profit, and public sector organizations. He is also a Marriage and Family Therapy Associate in private practice. Dr. Carlton holds a Doctor of Public Health degree in Health Services Management and a Master of Science degree in Family Studies with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Development from California State University – Hayward.

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