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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Carr specializes in primary care sports medicine. She is board certified in family medicine and fellowship trained in sports medicine. She is a team physician for the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department. In this role, she provides medical coverage for Badger women’s soccer, basketball and tennis, as well as men’s crew and tennis. Her special interests include medical and musculoskeletal problems of female athletes and clinical research on the mental health of athletes.


Family Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine


General Skin Conditions

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Pediatric Preventive Exams

Performing Arts Medicine - Musculoskeletal Disorders

Sports Physicals

Urinary Tract Infection


Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-8850 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Verona Clinic
(608) 845-9531 | (888) 703-2778 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Department of Orthopedics and Rehab, Sports Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
Internship University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Blyholder L Chumanov E Carr K Heiderscheit B Exercise Behaviors and Health Conditions of Runners After Childbirth. Sports Health . 2017 Jan Feb;9(1):45-51
[PubMed ID: 27742879]
Thein-Nissenbaum JM Carr KE Hetzel S Dennison E Disordered eating, menstrual irregularity, and musculoskeletal injury in high school athletes: a comparison of oral contraceptive pill users and nonusers. Sports Health . 2014 Jul;6(4):313-20
[PubMed ID: 24982703]
McGuine TA Winterstein AP Carr K Hetzel S Changes in Health-Related Quality of Life and Knee Function After Knee Injury in Young Female Athletes. Orthop J Sports Med . 2014 Apr;2(4):2325967114530988
[PubMed ID: 26535324]
Winterstein AP McGuine TA Carr KE Hetzel SJ Comparison of IKDC and SANE Outcome Measures Following Knee Injury in Active Female Patients. Sports Health . 2013 Nov;5(6):523-9
[PubMed ID: 24427427]
McGuine TA Winterstein A Carr K Hetzel S Scott J Changes in self-reported knee function and health-related quality of life after knee injury in female athletes. Clin J Sport Med . 2012 Jul;22(4):334-40
[PubMed ID: 22627649]
Thein-Nissenbaum JM Carr KE Female athlete triad syndrome in the high school athlete. Phys Ther Sport . 2011 Aug;12(3):108-16
[PubMed ID: 21802036]
Thein-Nissenbaum JM Rauh MJ Carr KE Loud KJ McGuine TA Associations between disordered eating, menstrual dysfunction, and musculoskeletal injury among high school athletes. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2011 Feb;41(2):60-9
[PubMed ID: 21212503]
Carr K Sevetson E Aukerman D Clinical inquiries. How can you help athletes prevent and treat shin splints? J Fam Pract . 2008 Jun;57(6):406-8
[PubMed ID: 18544325]