Dr Mick Carter

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Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatrics

Dr Mick Carter is a specialist registrar in paediatrics who graduated from UCD in 2009 with honours and embarked on his Paediatric career in 2010. He joined the Higher Specialist training scheme in 2015. He is a member of the RCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK).

Outside of clinical medicine, Michael is a co-founder and director of both TiNY Health and Writing for TiNY.  Writing for TiNY is an award-winning personalised children’s publisher which creates highly personalised books that address changes, worries and milestones (www.writingfortiny.com). Writing for TiNY has won multiple awards including Best Tech Start-Up, and the prestigious IBYE (Irish Best Young Entrepreneur) Best Start-Up and Best Entrepreneur awards.

Mick’s area of interest is in paediatric neurology, and more specifically in neuro-inflammatory conditions. Mick is currently undertaking an NCRC funded Clinical Research Fellowship investigating the potential link between Maternal Immune Activation (MIA) during pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in offspring.

Career Profile:

  • 2018-Present: Researcher at INFANT
  • 2015-2018: Higher Specialist training in Paediatrics
  • 2013-Present: Co-founder and Director of Writing for Tiny LTD
  • 2010-2015: Basic Specialist training and general clinical paediatrics   
  • 2009-2010: Medical Internship (St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin

Education Profile:

  • 2003-2009: MB, BCh, BAO (Hons) | University College Dublin
  • 2014: MRCPCH | RCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK)