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Carolyn Ahlers-Schmidt, PhD

Associate Research Professor, Director of the Center for Research for Infant Birth and Survival, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Department of Pediatrics, PhD in Community Psychology


Dr. Ahlers-Schmidt is a community psychologist and the director of the Center for Research for Infant Birth and Survival. Her research is dominated by studies pertaining to health communication, including message development, the dissemination of information via technology, and clarifying parent perceptions of health concepts in order to develop strategies to improve communication.

Research focus

Injury prevention, text message communication, safe sleep, qualitative methods.