Presented at the 2018 CMTA Seattle Patient & Family Conference
by Gregory T. Carter, MD
Chief Medical Officer
St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute
University of Washington
Dr. Gregory T. Carter is chief medical officer of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute and clinical professor at Washington State University’s College of Medicine. His clinical and research interests center on rehabilitative and palliative care of neuromuscular disease, with a particular focus on pain, fatigue and quality of life.
An avid researcher and writer, Dr. Carter has co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications, including the first studies on longitudinal physical performance, phrenic nerve and pulmonary function, and neuropathic pain in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Dr. Carter is the recipient of several prestigious research awards from medical societies across the United States, including the Excellence in Research Writing Award from the Association of Academic Physiatrists for his work on exercise in animal models of neuromuscular disease. After graduating from Loyola University Chicago, Dr. Carter began his residency and fellowship at the University of California, Davis, earning a Master’s in Physiology along the way and serving as a MayDay Pain fellow at the University of Washington.