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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, Kansas, United States. Son of Ernest Hoyt and Lillian Pearl (Barkhurst) McLaughlin.


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, Rochester, 1966-1969;staff physician, Norwood Clinic, Birmingham, 1971-1994;medical director, S.E. Health Plan, Birmingham, 1985-1992;medical director, Quest Care, Birmingham, 1990-1993;chief medical director, Medisphere Corporation, Birmingham, 1994-1996;chief medical officer, Nichols Txen Corporation, Birmingham, since 1996. Staff physician Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, since 1971. Courtesystaff 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 S.E. Health Plan, 1984-1993. Medical director Fair Haven Retirement Home, 1978-1987, Questcare, 1991-1994.

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


God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.


God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


Vice president, board directors Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation, 1982-1987, Chairman, Board Of 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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: instrument rated flying, water sports.


Married Lynda Jane Anderson, June 9, 1962. Children: Shelley Lynne Kelley Leigh.