Dr Carter is currently on the staff of the Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center at St. Paul University Hospital and the Director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program of UT Southwestern Medical Center. Previously, he was Chief of the Neurology and Sleep Medicine Section of the VA Medical Center in Dallas.
At the VAMC he spent 25 years involved in basic and clinical research. He has also served as principal investigator in a study of acute pharmacological intervention in new strokes (1995) and was a co-investigator in the NIH-sponsored ACE trial of aspirin and carotid endarterectomy, as well as, a NIAAA study of alcoholism. More recently he has been involved in applied research on the use of ambulatory cardiorespiratory sleep studies while continuing research in stroke. Dr. Carter has assumed the role of Director of Medicine for HPBT.