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Carol Kauffman

   Carol A. Kauffman, MD, FACP

   Professor of Internal Medicine

   University of Michigan

   Chief of Infecious Diseases

   Ann Arbor, VA Healthcare System

   Ann Arbor, MI  USA



Dr Carol Kauffman is Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and Chief of the Infectious Diseases Section at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. She received her undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University, attended medical school at the University of Michigan, where she also trained in Internal Medicine, and was a Fellow in Infectious Diseases at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She returned to the University of Michigan and has spent the rest of her career at Michigan. Dr. Kauffman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and has served on the Board of Directors of the IDSA. She is Past-President of the Veterans Affairs Society of Practitioners in Infectious Diseases and the International Immunocompromised Host Society. She has been named a Laureate of the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Kauffman serves on editorial boards in the areas of mycology, infectious diseases, hospital epidemiology, and geriatrics.  She has been an active member of the Mycoses Study Group since 1979 and has served on the Steering Committee since 1990.  Dr. Kauffman has received numerous awards for teaching from the University of Michigan, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the American College of Physicians. She has directed the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Sequence at the medical school for the last two decades and previously served as the Internal Medicine Clerkship Director and as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. Dr. Kauffman’s research interests include prevention and treatment of fungal infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts, and infections in older adults. She has authored or co-authored more than 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.

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