John Buse MD, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator & Director
Dr. Buse’s clinical and research interests are in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and its complications. He works with teams of investigators in diabetes clinical trials, comparative effectiveness research, and translation of basic science research towards clinical application. His current projects focus on the development of glucose-responsive insulin, cardiovascular safety and efficacy of diabetes drugs, and developing the evidence-base for treatment guidelines of the future in diabetes care.

Tim Carey MD, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Carey’s research interests include clinical epidemiology, access to care, and health services research. With a specific emphasis on back pain, he has extensively examined the epidemiology of musculoskeletal illnesses, and also explored the patterns, quality, and outcomes of care for patients in multiple settings. Dr. Carey has recently led and collaborated on multiple projects addressing issues of the federation and use of electronic health record data for population health research.

Andrea Carnegie PhD

Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Carnegie directs the administrative, financial, and operational affairs of NC TraCS. She has a PhD in Pharmacology from Vanderbilt University and did her postdoctoral training at Oregon Health Sciences University, where her research focused on intracellular signaling pathways regulating heart cell growth and heart disease. Committed to supporting the next generation of researchers, Dr. Carnegie uses her combined scientific and administrative experience to help lead the advancement of clinical and translational science at UNC.

Administrative Team Members

Mary Beth Cassely
Director, Innovations Program
Michelle Maclay
Director of Community and Partner Relations
Janee Smith
Chief Financial Officer
Steven Maas, PhD
TraCS Central Manager

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