Martha Carlough

Martha Carlough, MD, MPH

Adjunct Professor
Department of Maternal and Child Health
Adjunct Associate Professor
Public Health Leadership Program
Clinical Professor (Primary Appointment)
Family Medicine
Aycock Building
CB #7595
Chapel Hill, NC 27599


Martha Carlough is the director of the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Global Health Education and professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine with an adjunct appointments in Maternal and Child Health and Public Health Leadership at the Gillings School. She actively attends on the Family Medicine maternal and child health service and provides full scope outpatient care. Dr. Carlough has more than 20 years experience in global health and development work, including nine years in residence in Nepal where she worked both working in clinical medicine and as MCH advisor to the Ministry of Health Safe Motherhood Programme.


  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994
  • MD, Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, 1989
  • BS, English, Biology, Albright College, 1985