Rodger D. MacArthur, MD
Rodger D. MacArthur recently joined the MCG faculty after spending 20 years in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan. He is an NIH-funded researcher, formerly heading the WSU AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Clinical Research Site. Dr. MacArthur is widely recognized as an expert in HIV antiretroviral therapy, resistance to antiretroviral drugs, and sepsis. His current research interests include antiretroviral resistance; adherence to antiretroviral therapy, especially in underrepresented populations; influenza; and Clostridium difficile colitis. He previously served on several ACTG committees, including the ACTG Underrepresented Populations Committee. Currently, he is the HIV Medicine Association liaison to the IDSA Public Health Committee. His current clinical interests, besides HIV, sepsis, influenza, and Clostridium difficile colitis, are in the area of Global Health. Dr. MacArthur is extensively published, with over 90 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is an ad hoc reviewer for the NIH and the Ontario HIV Trials Network (OHTN). He is a Fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and in the American College of Physicians (ACP). Dr. MacArthur is a recipient of the WSU School of Medicine College Teaching Award (2004). He is a journal reviewer for several journals, including Clinical Infectious Diseases, the Journal of Infectious Diseases, the Lancet, and Antiviral Therapy. He has provided care for over 1000 HIV-infected persons, and will continue to see patients as an infectious diseases consultant here at MCG.
HIV, sepsis, hepatitis, deep soft tissue infections global health
I am a fierce advocate for patients. I always will do whatever it takes to attain and provide the highest and quality of care for all of my patients.
American Board of Internal Medicine/Rheumatology - Certified
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Fellowship: National Science foundation graduate research fellowship experimental psychology
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