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Carol Boyd, PhD, RN, FAAN
Research Professor Emerita, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan
Research Professor Emerita, Addiction Center, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School
Professor Emerita, Women's and Gender Studies, U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Deborah J Oakley Collegiate Professor Emerita, Nursing, U-M School of Nursing
Dr. Carol Boyd, PhD, RN, FAAN is the Deborah J Oakley Collegiate Professor Emerita in the University of Michigan School of Nursing. She also holds U-M appointments as Professor Emerita, Women's and Gender Studies, LSA; Research Professor Emerita, Addiction Center, Department of Psychiatry; and Research Professor Emerita, Institute for Research on Women & Gender. Dr. Boyd is also the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking and Health (DASH Center) at the School of Nursing.
Dr. Boyd has conducted mixed-method studies that use innovative technologies to examine the relationship between gender, health and drug, alcohol and nicotine use. She has had extramural funding to conduct mixed-method studies with women crack smokers (1989-1995, NIH funded), prisoners (1999-2004, MDOC and Robert Wood Johnson funded), adolescents and college students (2003-present, NIH funded), and secondary analytic studies of substance use among high risk populations, including LGB sub-populations (2016-present, NIH funded). Moreover, Dr. Boyd has used innovative technologies to survey adolescents and young adults on substance use and related behaviors.
Her interests include:
• Prescription misuse
• Substance abuse
• Gender, sexual orientation, and substance abuse
• Medication diversion