• Carla Copeland is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine. She graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine in 2015 where she received the honor of induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2018 and her pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Vanderbilt University in 2021. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is in interstitial lung disease and she is a member of the interstitial lung disease group. Her academic interests include medical education and curriculum development.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Identification and Remediation of Environmental Exposures in Patients With Interstitial Lung Disease: Evidence Review and Practical Considerations.Chest.  160:219-230. 2021
    2021 Management of Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases (PF-ILD).Frontiers in Medicine.  8:743977. 2021
    2020 Vaping-induced diffuse alveolar hemorrhage.Respiratory Medicine Case Reports.  29:100996. 2020
    2019 Application of the community health worker model in adult asthma and COPD in the U.S.: A systematic reviewBMC Pulmonary Medicine.  19. 2019
    2018 Paratracheal paraseptal emphysema and expiratory central airway collapse in smokersAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  15:479-484. 2018

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    Education And Training

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Internal Medicine, Residency
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Mercer University 2016
  • Full Name

  • Carla Copeland