Dr. McNaughton is passionate about improving the evidence to guide care for patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions who seek ED care, and her research interests also include determinants if health, implementation science, and pre-hospital care. After residency training at VUMC, she completed a VA Quality Scholars fellowship and then a PhD in epidemiology focusing on elevated blood pressure and medication adherence in ED patients. Ongoing work also includes focus in acute heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and acute stoke.


Candace D. McNaughton, MD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine