Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Education and Training:
M.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Tulane University. 2007- current.
Residency: Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2000
Doctor of Medicine: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1996
B.S. Zoology and Physiology: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1992
Psychiatry, ABP&N board eligible
Years at Tulane:
Faculty appointment: July 2000.
College Health. Biological psychiatry. Evidenced-based medicine. Adult ADHD, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and sleep disorders. Evolutionary medicine. Biological treatments and prevention. Electroconvulsive therapy. rTMS.
Dr. Carr trained at LSU for undergraduate and medical school. He then completed a psychiatry residency at Tulane University where he served as chief resident in 2000. He was appointed to the medical school faculty in 2000. He served as the clinical director of the Electroconvulsive Therapy Unit at Depaul Hospital until 2005 and began working as a staff psychiatrist at the Tulane Student Health Center where he is currently full time. Dr. Carr is currently furthering his education in the department of ecology and evolutionary biology where he is researching the evolutionary basis for human health, disease and psychopathy as it relates to the newly emerging field of evolutionary medicine.