Catherine McCarty, PhD, MPH
Hub Leadership Team member—University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth
Dr. Catherine A. McCarty is the Interim Head, Associate Dean for Research and a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health at the University of Minnesota's Medical School, Duluth. She previously served as the Director of the Research Division at Essentia Institute for Rural Health, as a Senior Research Scientist at Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, and as Head of the Epidemiology Research Unit in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Melbourne. McCarty has directed a population-based study of eye disease in Victoria, Australia, collaborated on similar projects in Hyderabad and Chennai, India and in Hong Kong, and was the Principal Investigator for a Personalized Medicine Research Project. She has published more than 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts, earned more than $12 million in research grants. McCarty leads community engagement efforts for a PCORI-funded research network and has active research projects in the areas of trauma, genetic epidemiology and pharmacogenetics.