Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
Dr. Lauren A. Teverbaugh is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Tulane University School of Medicine. She is a Triple Board trained physician who has completed her training in Pediatrics, General Psychiatry, and Child Psychiatry and is board certified in each specialty.
She has a diverse background in research and work centered around social and community activism including the behavioral effects of lead poisoning on children in Kingston, Jamaica, perinatally HIV infected children and their families, health care disparities among the medically underserved, global health, sickle cell anemia, trauma-affected youth, and public health and policy.
Her clinical work is rooted in the delivery of health care to children in community and school based health centers. Her career interests include community health, medically complex children and children with chronic medical illnesses who also have psychosocial dysfunction. She utilizes an interdisciplinary treatment model that is culturally sensitive and uniquely tailored address the health needs of communities of color.