Laura Carbone

Section Chief

Laura Carbone

Section Chief


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Rheumatology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Other Duties

J Harold Harrison MD Dist Univ Chr in Rheumatology, Medicine, Rheumatology

  • (706) 721-6909
  • (706) 721-6314
  • BI 5084


  • MS, Epidemiology University of Tennessee, 2001

  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin, 1989


  • PHY GA Composite Med Brd, 2013

Awards & Honors

  • MCG Exemplary Teaching Award 2017

  • MCG Exemplary Teaching Award 2016

  • Golden Apple Teaching Award College of Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2013

  • James B. Lewis, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award Top Resident Educator in Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science, 2012

  • Top Twenty Teachers Award College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RMED 5000

  • RRHE 5000

  • MEDI 5591

    ECM 1-PD
  • MEDI 6591

    ECM 2-PD


Selected Recent Publications

  • Use of My HealtheVet patient web portal among Veterans seen for diabetes mellitus at a medical center in the southeastern United States, 2017
  • Biomarker Calibrated Sodium and Potassium Intake and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Postmenopausal Women., 2017
  • Association of plasma SDF-1 with bone mineral density, body composition and incident hip fracture in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Association of DPP-4 Activity with Bone Mineral Density, Body Composition, and Incident Hip Fracture: The Cardiovascular Health Study., 2017
  • In Response to DXA and Fracture Prediction in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders., 2017

Public Service

  • Clinica Latina 2017 - Present