About Carrie Barron


Carrie Barron, M.D., (Grace Caroline Barron, M.D) is the Director of the Creativity for Resilience Program at Dell Medical School in Austin, Texas, a Faculty Affiliate at the Center for Health Communication and a board-certified psychiatrist/psychoanalyst.  A graduate of Princeton University, she served on the faculty of the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and maintained a private practice in New York City for almost two decades. In addition to the book The Creativity Cure, written with her hand surgeon husband, Dr. Alton Barron, Carrie has published in peer-reviewed journals, won academic awards and given keynotes, workshops and interviews across the country.  She contributes to many podcasts, radio shows, magazines and newspapers. Carrie maintains a blog on Psychology Today and is a frequent contributor to the Dell Medical School Blog.

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