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Carol A. McLaughlin, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. McLaughlin is an attending physician in the HIV/Infectious Diseases Clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. Certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, infectious disease, and travel/tropical medicine, she is interested in both individual and community health interventions. She is an Associate Fellow in the Center for Public Health Initiatives and a Faculty-Fellow in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. McLaughlin is Research Director for Global Public Health at the Center for High Impact Philanthropy housed at Penn's School of Social Policy and Practice. She is actively involved in teaching and mentoring students in Global Health and is engaged in public health research surrounding community based interventions, immigrant health, impact measurement, and HIV prevention and treatment.

Selected publications:

Manderson, L., Kelaher, M., McLaughlin, C., and Sandberg, M. (1998) "Security and Safe Havens: Health issues among mobile women." Co-published in Women & Health Vol. 28, No.1, 1998, pp. 83-96 and Australian Women's Health: Innovations in Social Science and Community Research. Binghamton: Haworth Medical Press, 1998.

Sack, David, Lyke C, McLaughlin C, and Suwanvanichkij V. (2001) Antimicrobial resistance in shigellosis, cholera, and campylobacteriosis. World Health Organization. Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, WHO/CDS/CSR/DRS/2001.8.

Carol McLaughlin, M.D., M.P.H
3815 Walnut Street, r.401
School of Social Policy and Practice
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-4995

Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Residency: Harvard Combined Program
(Brigham and Women's, Massachusetts General, and Children's Hospital Boston)
ID Training: University of Pennsylvania
Academic Rank: Instructor of Medicine