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Faculty Details

Andrea M. Lauffer, MD, FAAP

Title

Assistant Professor

Specialty

Hospitalist
Medicine-Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Pediatric Hospitalist Care

Bio

Dr. Lauffer is dual board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics with a focused clinical practice in hospital medicine. She currently serves as associate fellowship director of the pediatric hospital medicine fellowship program, the MS-4 sub-I director for pediatrics, the director of advocacy for the department of pediatrics and chief health officer of Cabell County Schools. Her research interests include infant safe sleep, increasing participation in pediatric advocacy efforts amongst students, residents and faculty, and quality improvement projects in the field of pediatric hospital medicine.

Honors & Memberships

  • Fellow - American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member - American College of Physicians
  • Executive Committee Member - WV Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2021 Advocate of the Year - WV Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • President-elect - WV Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine
  • 2022 Healthcare Hero - WV Living Magazine
  • Chairperson - Women in Medicine and Science Committee, Marshall University
  • Peer Reviewer - Marshall Journal of Medicine

Certifications

  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine with Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine
  • Certified: American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty certification in Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Huntington, W.Va.)