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Boyd Carol800

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

Email: caroboyd@umich.edu

Sites:
http://nursing.umich.edu/faculty-staff/faculty/carol-j-boyd

Biography

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.

Research Interests

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

Research Projects

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