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Michael Carter

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program



Contact Michael Carter


  • PhD, Mathematics, University of Waterloo
  • MSc, Mathematics, University of Waterloo
  • BSc, Mathematics, University of Waterloo

Research Focus

  • Access to health care
  • Cancer
  • Continuity of care
  • Decision support tools/systems
  • Electronic medical records

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto
  • Director, Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering, University of Toronto

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Fellow of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

    2013: Dr. Michael Carter elected as Fellow of INFORMS for being a pioneer in the application of the methodologies of Operations Research and Management Sciences to the healthcare sector, and for his contributions to this field including improved service delivery, reduced costs, and increased efficiency.

  • Fellow of The Canadian Academy of Engineering

    2012: Dr. Michael Carter elected as Fellow of The Canadian Academy of Engineering. Fellows of the Academy are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service to the engineering profession.

    Read more about Dr. Carter's role as Fellow.

  • Canadian Operational Research Society Practice Prize

    2009: Awarded by the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) to Dr. Michael Carter for "Modelling the Future of the Canadian Cardiac Surgery Workforce Using Systems Dynamics"

    The purpose of the prize is to recognize outstanding operational research (O.R.) practice and to focus attention on O.R. and its applications by practitioners from Canada by attracting quality papers to the CORS National Conference.

Recent ICES Publications