Dr. Michael Cary

Michael Cary, PhD, RN

Equity Scholar

Michael Cary, PhD, RN, is the Elizabeth C. Clipp Term Chair of Nursing at the Duke University School of Nursing, and was appointed as the inaugural AI Health Equity Scholar in January 2022. His work leverages complex biomedical and healthcare datasets and innovative data science approaches in order to identify risk factors that contribute to functional decline and rehospitalization among older adults, primarily older African Americans, who are at risk for disability. In February of 2021, Dr. Cary’s work was formally recognized when he was named a recipient of the Raymond Gavins Distinguished Faculty Award conferred by the Samuel DuBois Cook Society, which recognizes, celebrates, and affirms the presence of African American students, faculty, and staff at Duke University.