Dr. Teresa Carter completed her general pediatric training in London UK in 1990 and undertook a Fellowship in developmental and community pediatrics there, which included obtaining her MSc at the Institute of Child Health. She worked in the UK as a consultant community pediatrician from 1995 until 2000 specializing in Child Protection, Child Public Health and Developmental Paediatrics. She joined the Division of Developmental Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University in 2002, where she is now an Associate Professor.
Her clinical interests include neuromuscular diseases, autism, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and the genetics of disability. Her academic interests focus on undergraduate medical education, inter-professional education and inter-professional working practices.