Research Center for Group Dynamics


Carmen R. Green

Faculty Associate, Research Center for Group Dynamics, ISR;
Professor of Anesthesiology, Medical School;
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School;
Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
University of Michigan Health System

Carmen R. Green
5250 ISR
426 Thompson Street

Dr. Carmen Green is a tenured professor and pain medicine physician who is an active member of several scientific organizations, founding chair for the American Pain Society’s Special Interest Group for Pain and Disparities, serves on the editorial board for Pain Medicine and the Journal of Pain, and was the guest editor for Pain Medicine’s first special issue on disparities in pain care. She has received several honors scholarship, clinical work, and community service. Dr. Green is on the IOM’s Health Care Services Board, Governor’s Pain and Symptom Advisory Committee, Secretary of Health and Human Services Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee, NIH’s National Center for Medical Rehabilitation and Research, NIH’s Eunice Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, and was a member of the Mayday Special Committee on Pain and the Practice of Medicine, is an elected member of the Association of University Anesthesiologists, a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, and a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Her health services research agenda focuses on health and health care disparities (elder, minority, and women’s health), pain management outcomes, physician decision-making, and access to care. She has documented disparities due to age, race, gender, and class across the lifespan and has helped to develop and diversify the health professional pipeline by serving as faculty and on advisory boards for programs designed to achieve a critical mass of minorities and women in higher education, health sciences, and clinical medicine. She has spoken widely on health and pain care disparities; physician variability in decision-making; and health policy.