Carol Mason, M.D., FCCP

Louis R. Cabiran Professor of Medicine & Section Chief
Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care & Allergy/Immunology
Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy, UMC at New Orleans
Staff Physician, UMC, Ochsner Kenner, St. Theresa LTAC Hospital
Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy Program, LSUHSC


Educational Background:  

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 1982
Charity Hospital at New Orleans (LSU Division), 1982-1983
Internal Medicine Internship and Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1986-1989
Pulmonary Medicine Clinical Fellowship


General Pulmonary Diseases
Mechanisms of Pulmonary Host Defense against Infections
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Antimicrobial Resistance
Tobacco Abuse and Smoking Cessation.


Selected Publications:

Dai G, Rady HF, Huang W, Shellito J, Mason, C, Ramsay A. Gene-based neonatal immune priming potentiates an adenoviral vaccine encoding mycobacterial Ag85B. Accepted, Vaccine, 2016.

Dalmia N, Klimstra WB, Mason C, Ramsay AJ. DNA-launched alphavirus replicons encoding a novel fusion of mycobacterial antigens Acr and Ag85B are immunogenic and protective in a murine model of TB infection. PLOS ONE, 2015 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136635

Porretta E, Happel KI, Teng XS, Ramsay A, Mason CM. The impact of alcohol on BCG-induced immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Alc Clin Exp Res 36:310-317, 2012. (advance online, DOI:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01624.x.)


Professional Organizations:

Alpha Omega Alpha
American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians
Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
Louisiana Thoracic Society