St. Petersburg College has named Dr. Eric Carver as the provost of the college’s Caruth Health Education Center.
Dr. Carver has served in various roles at SPC including as HEC’s Interim Provost, Director (formerly Lead Faculty Associate) for the Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CETL), and continuing contract faculty in the Health Information Technology department. He has also served as an adjunct for the Applied Ethics Department. Prior to his academic and administrative roles, he supported and managed grant projects that exceeded $3 million in federal and state funding for various programs within HEC.
Before joining SPC, Dr. Carver worked as a Financial Aid and Veteran Services advisor at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. In addition, his health administration experience also includes current service as a U.S. Air Force Reserve officer for the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. He serves on several community boards including the Institutional Review Board for BayCare, Pinellas County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee and Leadership Pinellas.
Dr. Carver holds a doctoral degree in Health Sciences from Nova Southeastern and graduate degrees in both Public Administration and Bioethics & Medical Humanities. Additional graduate work includes certificates in Health Leadership & Management as well as Health Informatics. Other certifications include EMT, Practical Nursing, and Six Sigma Black Belt.