Candace D. McNaughton, MPH MD PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. McNaughton’s research interests include determinants of hypertension control such as numeracy, health literacy, and medication adherence, with an emphasis on patients who seek care in the emergency department.

Dr. McNaughton attended Brigham Young University, followed by Washington University in St. Louis for medical school. Following residency training in emergency medicine at Vanderbilt in emergency, she obtained a Masters of Public Health from Vanderbilt, completed the two year VA Quality Scholars fellowship, and a doctoral degree in epidemiology. In addition to a focus on hypertension among patients who seek emergency care, her research interests include health determinants for patients with diabetes and heart failure, health communication, and resistant hypertension.