Lara C. Weinstein, MD

Lara C. Weinstein, MD, MPH

Contact Dr. Weinstein

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-7190

Medical School

BA - Georgetown University (Philosophy) - 1991
MD - Jefferson Medical College - 1995
MPH - Johns Hopkins - 2011
DrPH - Drexel School of Public Health - Current dissertation candidate


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA Department of Family & Community Medicine


Thomas Jefferson University - Department of Family & Community Medicine - Primary Care Research Fellowship

Board Certification

Family Practice

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Expertise and Research Interests

Lara Carson Weinstein, MD, MPH is a family doctor and public health researcher, with 20 years of community-based clinical experience working with populations with experiences of homelessness, mental illness, and chronic physical disease in Philadelphia. She has implemented programs of system innovation in integrated health care and community based research on topics such as health care decision-making, self-management support, and cancer control and prevention in people with experience of serious mental illness living in supportive hosing settings. Her work is done in collaboration with 2 nationally recognized community organizations in Philadelphia, Project HOME and Pathways to Housing PA, that provide permanent supported housing for people with experiences of homelessness and serious mental illness.


Family and community medicine, public health, community health and prevention, integrated healthcare, serious mental illness, cancer control and prevention, community based participatory research