Professor of Internal Medicine

University of Michigan Medical School

Division of Infectious Diseases

Department of Internal Medicine

Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System

University of Michigan Medical School

2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: 734-845-3460

Fax: 734-845-3290


Dr Kauffman is Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and Chief of the Infectious Diseases Section at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. She received her undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University, attended medical school at the University of Michigan, where she also trained in Internal Medicine, and was a Fellow in Infectious Diseases at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Dr. Kauffman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and serves on the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.  She is Past-President of the Veterans Affairs Society of Practitioners in Infectious Diseases and the International Immunocompromised Host Society. She is the Deputy Editor of Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology, Editor of Current Infectious Diseases Reports, and serves on editorial boards for journals in  areas of mycology, infectious diseases, and geriatrics. She has been an active member of the Mycoses Study Group for the last 31 years and has been on the Steering Committee for the last 20 years.

Dr. Kauffman's research interests include treatment of fungal infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts, and prevention and treatment of infections in older adults. She has authored or co-authored more than 375 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.