Lauren Teverbaugh, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
School or College
School of Medicine
Dr. Lauren Teverbaugh

Education & Affiliations

Triple Board Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of Arts: University of Michigan


Years at Tulane:

Since 2017


Aoun, E., Colon-Rivera, H., Malone, P., Teverbaugh, L. (2017, May). “The Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment and Behavioral Strategies to Treat Adolescents with SUDs”.  Workshop presentation at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 

Gordon K., Teverbaugh L.A. "Human Trafficking." (2016, November) Presentation at Black Psychiatrists of America Annual Transcultural Conference. Nassau, Bahamas.

Gleason, M.M. & Teverbaugh, L.A. (2016). Updates in pediatric preschool psychopharmacologic treatment. in J. Luby (Ed.), Handbook of Preschool Mental Health: Development, Disorders, and Treatment. Guilford Press.

Dr. Teverbaugh is the supervisor of clinical services provided by trainees in Jefferson and Orleans Parish school based health clinics and a pediatric psychiatrist at both Children’s Hospital and community health center, JeffCare (JPHSA). She is currently a distinguished fellow of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar’s Program and the Clinical Director of emPOWER NOLA, a program that trains African American naturally occurring social networks that serve youth in how to recognize trauma-affected children and link them to trauma informed care.  

Dr. Teverbaugh has a diverse background in research and work centered around social and community activism including the behavioral effects of lead poisoning on children in Kingston, Jamaica, perinatally HIV infected children and their families, health care disparities among the medically underserved, global health, community psychiatry, trauma-affected youth, and public health and policy. Her career interests include medically complex children and children with chronic medical illnesses and psychosocial dysfunction. She utilizes an interdisciplinary treatment model that is culturally sensitive and uniquely tailored address the health needs of communities of color.