John C. Carey, MD, MPH, is Professor and formerly Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Utah. Throughout his career, Dr. Carey has been interested in birth defect syndromes and the care of children with these conditions. Dr. Carey graduated from Villanova University in 1968 with an A.B. and obtained his MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1972. He trained in pediatrics, and genetics and dysmorphology as a resident and fellow at the University of California San Francisco, 1972–1979.