Carey Roth Bayer, Ed.D., M.Ed., B.S.N, R.N., CSE

Carey Roth Bayer, Ed.D., M.Ed., B.S.N, R.N., CSE 


Community Health & Preventive Medicine


Center of Excellence for Sexual Health in the Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Location: NCPC, Building A, Rm 250
Phone: 404-752-8694


Widener University
Doctor of Education (Human Sexuality)

Widener University
Master of Education (Adult Education)

Xavier University
Degree: Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Research Interests

Human sexuality throughout the lifespan

Human sexuality education for health professionals

Curriculum development

Tool development for measuring training program outcomes and impacts

Clinical Interests

Training health care professionals to address sexuality with patients across the lifespan

Board Certification

Registered Nurse, Ohio and Pennsylvania licenses

Certified Sexuality Educator, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists


Srinivasan, V., Spinella, P., Drott, H., Roth, C., Helfaer, M., & Nadkarni, V.  “Association of timing, duration, and intensity of hyperglycemia with intensive care unit mortality in critically ill children.”  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 5(4):329-336, 2004

Ferguson, E., Roth Bayer, C.,  Fronzeo, S.,  Tuckerman, C., Hutchins, L., Roberts, K., Verger, J., Nadkarni, V., & Lin, R.  “Time out! Is timepiece variability a factor in critical care?.”  American Journal of Critical Care, 14:113-120, 2005 

Roth Bayer, C.  “Pregnant bodies, fertile minds:  Gender, race, and the schooling of pregnant teens.”  [Book Review].  Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 32(3):279-280, 2006

Nishisaki,A., Sullivan III, J., Steger, B., Roth Bayer,C., Dlugos,D., Lin,R., Ichord,R., Helfaer,M., & Nadkarni,V.  “Retrospective analysis of the prognostic value of electroencephalography patterns obtained in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest survivors over three years.”  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 8(1):10-17, 2007

Roth Bayer, C.  “The best-kept secret:  Men’s and women’s stories of lasting love.”  [Book Review].  Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 33(3):271-272, 2007

Topjian, A., Lin, R., Morris, M., Ichord, R., Drott, H., Roth Bayer, C., Helfaer, M., & Nadkarni, V.  “Neuron Specific Enolase and S100B Predict Neurologic Outcome after Witnessed Pediatric Cardiac Arrest.”  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine,  10(4): 479-490, 2009  

Coleman, E, Elders, J, Satcher, D, Shindel, A, Parish, S, Kenagy, G, Bayer, CR, Knudson G, Kingsberg, S, Clayton, A, Lunn, MR, Goldsmith, E, Tsai, P, & Light, A. Summit on medical school education in sexual health: Report of an expert consultation. J Sex Med; 10: 924-938, 2013

Roth Bayer, C, & Satcher, D. “Moving Medical Education and Sexuality Education Forward,” Current Sexual Health Reports,, May, 2015

Roth Bayer, C, Eckstrand, K, Knudson, G, Koehler, J, Leibowitz, S, Tsai, P, & Feldman, J. “Sexual health competencies for undergraduate medical education in North America. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 14: 535-540, 2017

Roth Bayer, C, Smith, L, Volny, R, Yan, F, McKool, M, & Heiman, H. “Understanding Health Policy Leaders’ Training Needs,” PLoS ONE, 12(3): e0174054,, March 23, 2017

Roth Bayer, C; McKool, M; & Shindel, A. Sexual Health Education for Professionals Scale (SHEPS) in Ross et al. Evaluation of an assessment instrument for a sexual health curriculum for nurses and midwifery students in Tanzania: The sexual health education for professionals scale (SHEPS). Applied Nursing Research, 40, 152-156, Appendix A, 2018.

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Honors and Awards

2018: Volunteer of the Year, Cobb County 4H

2017: Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award, Girl Scouts, Pine Mountain Service Unit

2017: Volunteer of the Year, Cobb County 4H, Horse & Pony Club

2017: Distinguished Service Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

2016: Selected for Association of American Medical Colleges’ Mid-Career Women’s Faculty Development Seminar

2009: Professional Standard of Excellence Award, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists

2009: Woman of Inspiration, Women’s National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Dream

2007: Emerging Professional Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

2005-2003: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Widener University