Carol Kauffman, MD

Dr 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.

Dr. Kauffman is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the  Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. She  served on the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America,  is Past-President of the Veterans Affairs Society of Practitioners in Infectious Diseases and the International Immunocompromised Host Society, and is currently President of the Michigan Infectious Diseases Society. She is the Deputy Editor of Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology and serves on editorial boards for journals in  areas of mycology, infectious diseases, and geriatrics. She has been an active member of the Mycoses Study Group since 1979  and has been on the Steering Committee for the last 15 years.


Dr. Kauffman's research interests include diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts, and prevention and treatment of infections in older adults. She has authored or co-authored more than 440 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.