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Jeffery Houpt Distinguished Investigator Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Psychiatry

Scientific Advisor, Carolina Stress Initiative


Research Synopsis

Samuel A. McLean, MD, MPH, received his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, and his MD degree and MPH in General Epidemiology at the University of Michigan. He then completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Emergency Medicine Residency at Boston Medical Center. Dr. McLean is currently Research Vice Chair in the Department of Anesthesiology, and an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The overarching goal of Dr. McLean’s research is to gain a better understanding of the recovery process after trauma exposure, and to use this improved understanding to develop effective secondary preventive interventions to improve post-traumatic outcomes. Information regarding specific studies conducted by Dr. McLean are listed below. Outside of work, Dr. McLean enjoys spending time with his family and cheering for the Detroit Lions.