Erik Carlton, MS, DrPH
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- DrPH, Health Services Management, University of Kentucky
- MS, Family Studies, University of Kentucky
- BA, Human Development, California State University – Hayward
- Health systems leadership and workforce development
- Emotional and psychological abuse in the workplace
- Collaborative health systems
Recent Publications & Presentations:
- Leukefeld, C.G., Carlton, E.L., Staton-Tindall, M., & Delaney, M. (2012). Six-month
follow-up outcomes for TANF-eligible clients involved in Kentucky's Targeted Assessment
Program. Journal of Social Service Research, 38(3), 366-381.
Carlton, E., & Simmons, L. (2011). Health decision-making among rural women: Physician
access and prescription adherence. Rural and Remote Health, 11, 1599-1615.
Ellerbe, T., Carlton, E.L., Ramlow, B., Leukefeld, C.G., Delaney, M., & Staton-Tindall,
M. (2011). Strategies for helping mothers in public assistance and child welfare programs.
Families in Society, 92(3), 289-294.
Carlton, E.L. (2011). Core aspects of leadership in local health departments: A mixed-method
exploration. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference,
Washington, DC, November 2011.
Carlton, E.L. (2011). Keys to successful interagency collaborations. Presented at
the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics Annual Workshop, Vail,
CO, September 2011.
Carlton, E.L., Delaney, M., Staton-Tindall, M., & Leukefeld, C. (2011). UK's Targeted
Assessment Program: Six-month outcomes. Presented at the National Association for
Welfare Research and Statistics Annual Workshop, Vail, CO, September 2011.
Carlton, E.L., Delaney, M., Staton-Tindall, M., & Leukefeld, C. (2011). Employment
and basic needs among poor parents. Presented at the National Association for Welfare
Research and Statistics Annual Workshop, Vail, CO, September 2011.
- Health Management Leadership
- Administration of Health Service Organizations
- Collaborative Health Systems
Erik Carlton, MS, DrPH, is Assistant Professor of Health Systems Management and Policy at The University
of Memphis School of Public Health. Dr. Carlton has extensive experience in research,
project management, training and development, and marketing and public relations,
including particular expertise in managing collaborations in both private and public
sectors. Prior to coming to The University of Memphis, Dr. Carlton co-directed a multi-million
dollar annual state-funded behavioral health program at the University of Kentucky
providing comprehensive assessment, pre-treatment, and service coordination to low-income
parents. He also directed a million-dollar relationship education and domestic violence
prevention program at the University of Kentucky funded by the U.S. Administration
of Children and Families. Dr. Carlton has published and presented nationally on a
variety of topics, including strategic collaborations, leadership and management development,
university-community relations, and technology use in health services research. He
is the founder and principal of The Carlton Group, a consulting firm which facilitates
collaborations and provides technical assistance, development, and marketing solutions
to small business, non-profit, and public sector organizations. He is also a Marriage
and Family Therapy Associate in private practice. Dr. Carlton holds a Doctor of Public
Health degree in Health Services Management and a Master of Science degree in Family
Studies with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from the University of Kentucky
and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Development from California State University