Jeffrey L. CarsonMD
Dr. Jeffrey Carson is the Provost, New Brunswick at Rutgers Biomedical Health Science, Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and the Richard C. Reynolds, M.D. Chair in General Internal Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He received his research training at the University of Pennsylvania and was a Fogarty Senior International Fellow at the University of Oxford, England where he received extensive training in clinical trials. Dr. Carson was a member of the Clinical Trials Review Committee at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institutes and served as Chair during his 5th year.
The focus of Dr. Carson’s research is on determining the indications for red blood cell transfusion. He studied chair of the FOCUS trial which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Lancet and was recognized as one of the 34 key research findings published in 2012 funded by the NIH. He is the Study Chair of the NIH funded MINT trial which will enroll 3500 patients with acute myocardial infarction evaluating transfusion thresholds. He was the Chair of the AABB Clinical Guidelines on Red Blood Cell Transfusion and recently published an invited review on Red Blood Cell Transfusion in the New England Journal of Medicine.