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Carol A. McLaughlin, MD, MPH, MSCE, DTM&H

Carol A. McLaughlin, MD, MPH, MSCE, DTM&H Physician

Director, Global Health Equities Track, Internal Medicine Residency Program Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. McLaughlin is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 2006
  • Internal Medicine, 2004
  • Pediatrics, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • AIDS
  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Aspergillosis
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Cellulitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Fever of Unknown Origin
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Fungal Meningitis
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Warts (Condyloma Acuminatum)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV and AIDS
  • HPV Vaccination
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Joint Infection
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  • Malaria
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Mycobacterium
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Mycoplasma
  • Mycosis
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Shingles
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Staph Infection
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Syphilis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Travelers' Diarrhea
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • Wound Infection
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Public Health Association, National American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, National HIV Medical Society, National Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. McLaughlin is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

global health, infectious disease epidemiology, community based interventions, impact measurement

Selected Publications:

Frasca K, Nassau T, McLaughlin C, Brady KA: Factors Associated with Recent HIV Testing among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Philadelphia: a Cross-Sectional Analysis of the National Behavioral Surveillance System Survey AIDS Care 31 (2): 230-237,2019.

Hobble R, Rosqueta K, McLaughlin C: Community Based Approaches to Health: How Engaging Local Community Members can Transform the Health of Hard to Reach Populations Center for High Impact Philanthropy Report, University of Pennsylvania : 2019.

Bal S, Marjane S, McLaughlin CA: Prevalence of Cataracts and Barriers to Cataract-Related Care in Ecuador 9th Conference Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) : 2018.

Carol McLaughlin: Opportunities in Global Health for Residents NEJM Resident 360 On-line: : 2017.

McLaughlin C, Peck K: A Child Survival Toolkit for Donors, Bringing best practice evidence to philanthropic donors in global child health Annals of Global Health 80 (3): 189-190,2014.

McLaughlin C, Peck K: A Child Survival Toolkit for Donors, Bringing best practice evidence to philanthropic donors in global child health 2014 CUGH Global Health Conference, Washington, DC : 2014.

McLaughlin C: Global Child Health, Toolkit for Donors Center for High Impact Philanthropy, University of Pennsylvania : 2013 .

McLaughlin C and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy: High Impact Year End Giving 2013 Center for High Impact Philanthropy, University of Pennsylvania : 2013.

Wallman-Stokes C, Hovde K, McLaughlin, C & Rosqueta K: What are we talking about when we talk about impact Women Moving Millions Conference : 2013.

Cote-Ackah C, McLaughlin C, Rosqueta K: Food Funder Compass-Navigating Your Path to Impact Center for High Impact Philanthropy, University of Pennsylvania : 2013.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Infectious Diseases
3 Silverstein Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)