James P. Carter (1933-2014) biographical file
Born in Chicago on October 7, 1933 to Dr. Morris and Ruth (Puckette) Carter, he received both his undergraduate and MD degrees from Northwestern University, and attained MS and DPH degrees from Columbia University School of Public Health and Administrative Medicine. Dr. Carter was an expert in malnutrition and hunger in underserved rural and urban populations in United States and Africa --particularly the effects of poor nutrition on growth and development. After retiring from Tulane, he moved to Mandeville, LA where he was director of a private clinic. He died on February 12, 2014.
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