|You can read an article about the work of DMDP in Cambodia and a profile of Jim McLaughlin published in the Sept. 2012 issue of Microbe, the monthly newsmagazine of the American Society for Microbiology. Jim McLaughlin, Ph.D., is the co-founder and president of DMDP. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship in Medical and Public Health Microbiology at the US Centers for Disease Control, he became the director of the microbiology lab at the Cholera Research Lab in Dhaka, Bangladesh. |
Dr. McLaughlin then served as the deputy director of the microbiology laboratory at Hartford Hospital. In 2000, he became the director of the University of New Mexico Hospital microbiology laboratory. He is an Emeritus Professor at UNM.
From 2004-2009, he worked with the Centers for Disease Control/Global AIDS Program Cambodia as the liaison with the National Institute of Public Health microbiology laboratory and the Cambodian National Tuberculosis Program.
He is presently an active member of the American Sociey for Microbiology Global Laboratory Capacity Strengthening Committee.