Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology



Carol Rauch, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.A.P



Associate Professor

Dept of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Executive Medical Director, Clinical Pathology
Medical Director, One Hundred Oaks Diagnostic Laboratories



Contact Information



Office Location:
4504 TVC

Phone:  615-322-4254, Ondrea Simmons, Administrative Assistant

Fax:  615-343-8420

E-mail:   carol.a.rauch@vanderbilt.edu


Campus Mail address:

Pathology Labs/Blood Bank

4605 TVC (5310)


US Mailing address:
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

1301 Medical Center Drive, Room 4605 TVC
Nashville, TN 37232-5310







MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
A.B., Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH






Nichols, JH, Rauch, CA. Clinical Chemistry, Quality in Laboratory Diagnosis; Diagnostic standards of Care series., 2013

Pettit, AC, Kropski, JA, Castilho, JL, Schmitz, JE, Rauch, CA, Mobley, BC, Wang, XJ, Spires, SS, Pugh, ME. The index case for the fungal meningitis outbreak in the United States. N Engl J Med, 367(22), 2119-25, 2012

Iarikov, DE, Irizarry-Acosta, M, Martorell, C, Rauch, CA, Hoffman, RP, Skiest, DJ. Use of HIV resistance testing after prolonged treatment interruption. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 53(3), 333-7, 2010

Kolter, R, Rauch, CA, Baron, EJ. Clinical Microbiology Leaders Identify New Opportunities at ASM. Microbe(May), 2010

Walsh, TJ, Rauch, CA, Sautter, RL, Carey, RB. Design and development of a new diagnostic microbiology and epidemiology track in the general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. MBio, 1(5), 2010

Nichols, JH, Rajadhyaksha, A, Camelo-Piragua, S, Rauch, CA. American Society for Clinical Pathology Check Sample: Indirect Phlebotomy: Is it Good Practice?. Clinical Chemistry, 5(54), 286, 2008

Rauch, CA, Nichols, JH. Laboratory accreditation and inspection. Clin Lab Med, 27(4), 845-58, vii, 2007

Friedberg, RC, Rauch, CA. The role of the medical laboratory director. Clin Lab Med, 27(4), 719-31, v, 2007

Paez, AS, Brown, RB, Wilk, PA, Bourgeault, RG, Rauch, CA. Rapid Loss of Daptomycin Susceptibility in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Blood Culture Isolates from an Infective Endocarditis Patient. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, 5(14), 322-324, 2006

Galan, A, Rauch, CA, Otis, CN. Fatal BK polyoma viral pneumonia associated with immunosuppression. Hum Pathol, 36(9), 1031-4, 2005

Rauch, CA. The Role of Home in Homeland Security. Public Health: The Challenge for State and Local Government, . The Rockefeller Institute of Government, Symposium Series Number 1(May), 1-74, 2003

Mota, P, Rauch, CA, Edberg, SC. Microsporidia and Cyclospora: epidemiology and assessment of risk from the environment. Crit Rev Microbiol, 26(2), 69-90, 2000

Parkash, V, Morotti, RA, Joshi, V, Cartun, R, Rauch, CA, West, AB. Immunohistochemical detection of Listeria antigens in the placenta in perinatal listeriosis. Int J Gynecol Pathol, 17(4), 343-50, 1998

Chen, J, Rauch, CA, White, JH, Englund, PT, Cozzarelli, NR. The topology of the kinetoplast DNA network. Cell, 80(1), 61-9, 1995

Rauch, CA, Perez-Morga, D, Cozzarelli, NR, Englund, PT. The absence of supercoiling in kinetoplast DNA minicircles. EMBO J, 12(2), 403-11, 1993

Ryan, KA, Shapiro, TA, Rauch, CA, Griffith, JD, Englund, PT. A knotted free minicircle in kinetoplast DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 85(16), 5844-8, 1988

Ryan, KA, Shapiro, TA, Rauch, CA, Englund, PT. Replication of kinetoplast DNA in trypanosomes. Annu Rev Microbiol, 42, 339-58, 1988

Kitchin, PA, Klein, VA, Ryan, KA, Gann, KL, Rauch, CA, Kang, DS, Wells, RD, Englund, PT. A highly bent fragment of Crithidia fasciculata kinetoplast DNA. J Biol Chem, 261(24), 11302-9, 1986

Griffith, J, Bleyman, M, Rauch, CA, Kitchen, PA, Englund, PT. Visualization of the bent helix in kinetoplast DNA by electron microscopy. Cell, 5(46), 717-24, 1986

Griffith, J, Bleyman, M, Rauch, CA, Kitchin, PA, Englund, PT. Visualization of the bent helix in kinetoplast DNA by electron microscopy. Cell, 46(5), 717-24, 1986

Crabtree, GR, Kant, JA, Fornace, AJ, Rauch, CA, Fowlkes, DM. Regulation and characterization of the mRNAs for the A alpha, B beta and gamma chains of fibrinogen. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 408, 457-68, 1983