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Jay R. McDonald, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine



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  • BA: Duke University, Durham, NC (1991)
  • BS: Portland State University, Portland, OR (1994)
  • Medical Degree: Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR (1998)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (2001)
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (2002)
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: Duke/Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC (2003)
  • Fellowship, Research: Duke University, Durham, NC (2005)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Infectious diseases, infection control, nosocomial infections.

Research Interests

My research interests are in hospital epidemiology, health care-associated infections, bacterial endocarditis, Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, surgical site infections, health services research and using administrative data to answer clinical questions.


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