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Dr. Carrie Shaver

Dr. Carrie Shaver
Assistant Professor

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CHSS 323



Dr. Carrie Shaver received her Doctor of Health Administration with a graduate certificate in International Health from Central Michigan University. Prior to her career in academia, Dr. Shaver worked in the social service sector, administering disease prevention, treatment, and health and wellness programs for target populations including those at high-risk for contracting HIV/AIDS.


Dr. Shaver’s administrative academic work includes undergraduate and graduate program development. With feedback from regional healthcare employers regarding critical and hard-to-fill healthcare positions, she led the education-to-employment healthcare pipeline initiative for southcentral Indiana. Through this collaboration, the nursing program was expanded to include three times as many undergraduate students, a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner program, and a non-clinical health advocacy baccalaureate degree.


Dr. Shaver’s current teaching and research focuses on rural public health, within the domain of healthcare administration. She is especially interested in the evaluation of public health initiatives regarding prevention, treatment, and wellness for those with opioid use disorder