Erik McLaughlin MD, MPH is a medical doctor who specializes in travel and expedition medicine. Erik is the Medical Director of the Adventure Doc Clinic, based in Tucson, Arizona.
Before going to medical school, Erik was a professional outdoor athlete, competing in adventure races and multi-sport endurance events around the world. His interest in medicine came from taking care of his teammates during these remote events. In addition to his qualifications as a medical doctor, Erik has completed a Masters in Public Health in International Health and the Diploma Course in Travel and Tropical Medicine.
Erik works part time as a rural emergency physician in southern Arizona as well as acting as a travel and expedition medicine consultant. He also provides educational modules on remote and expeditionary medicine. He is an active member of the Wilderness Medical Society, The International Society of Travel Medicine, The Australian Society of Ruraland Remote Medicine, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.