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Richard P. McLaughlin

Richard P. McLaughlin, American internist, health facility administrator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, National Board Medical Examiners; licensed physician, Alabama.


  • McLaughlin, Richard P. was born on January 14, 1939 in Topeka. Son of Ernest Hoyt and Lillian Pearl (Barkhurst) McLaughlin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, Medical College Alabama, 1965.


    • Intern Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, 1965-1966. Resident in internal medicine Mayo Graduate School Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, 1966-1969. Fellow internal medicine Mayo Clinic, 1966-1969.

      Staff physician Norwood Clinic, Birmingham, 1971-1994. Medical director Southeast Health Plan, 1985-1992, Quest Care, Birmingham, 1990-1993. Chief medical director Medisphere Corporation, 1994-1996.

      Chief medical officer Nichols Txen Corporation, since 1996. Staff physician Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, since 1971. Courtesy staff St. Vincent's Hospital, Birmingham, since 1971, Brookwood Hospital, Birmingham, since 1971, Baptist Medical Center-Montclair, Birmingham, since 1971.

      Vice president American Medical Review, Inc. Founding board directors, medical director Southeast Health Plan, 1984-1993. Medical director Fair Haven Retirement Home, 1978-1987, Questcare, 1991-1994.

      Board directors Florida Medical Quality Assurance, Inc. Clinical instructor medicine University Alabama, Birmingham, 1971-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, National Board Medical Examiners. Licensed physician, Alabama.


    Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.


    Vice president, board directors Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation, 1982-1987, chairman board directors, 1987-1990. Administrative board Canterbury United Methodist Church Major Medical Corps United States Air Force, 1969-1971. Member American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, American College Physician Executives, Jefferson County Medical Society, Medical Association of State of Alabama, Birmingham Society Internists (president 1983-1984), American Medical Peer Review Association (board directors 1988-1991), Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Chi, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Rho Alpha Tau, Delta Phi Alpha, Delta Chi.



    Instrument rated flying, water sports.


    • Married Lynda Jane Anderson, June 9, 1962. Children: Shelley Lynne Kelley Leigh.
    • father: Ernest Hoyt McLaughlin
    • mother: Lillian Pearl (Barkhurst) McLaughlin
    • spouse: Lynda Jane Anderson
    • child: Shelley Lynne Kelley Leigh McLaughlin
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    Born January 14, 1939