Rodger D. MacArthur recently joined the Medical College of Georgia 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.
Areas of Expertise (5)
Deep soft tissue infections
Infectious Global Health
WSU School of Medicine College Teaching Award (professional)
Awarded by Wayne State University in 2004.
Journal Reviewer (professional)
Clinical Infectious Diseases, the Journal of Infectious Diseases, the Lancet, and Antiviral Therapy.
HIV Medicine Association liaison (professional)
IDSA Public Health Committee
National Science Foundation: Graduate Research Fellowship, Experimental Psychology
University of Illinois College of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Rheumatology: Certificate
- Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
- American College of Physicians (ACP)