Caroline Poplin, M.D., J.D.
Dr. Caroline Poplin is a lawyer, physician, and health policy analyst.
Dr. Poplin graduated from Yale Law School and practiced law for ten years, with EPA and FDA, and also with Mayer Brown, a national private law firm. At age 40, she decided to change course: she attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and completed a residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. She served as a full time civilian clinician with the U.S. military for twelve years. In 2007, she retired from Bethesda Naval Hospital to devote herself to health care policy. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for American Progress 2008-2009. She has published articles and letters in the medical literature and in major newspapers. Currently, she consults on medical and legal matters, volunteers at the Arlington Free Clinic, and serves on a committee at NIH.
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