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Jay R. McDonald, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infectious diseases, infection control, nosocomial infections

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

VA Medical Center: John Cochran Division

915 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63106

Education

Education

Fellowship: Research, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 2005
Chief Resident: Duke Internal Medicine Residency/Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 2003
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 2002
Residency: Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 2001
Medical Degree: Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 1998
B.S.: Portland State University, Portland, Oregan 1994
B.A.: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1991

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The Effect of a Sprint Interval and Resistance Concurrent Exercise Training Program on Aerobic Capacity of Inactive Adult Women.
Salom Huffman L, Foote SJ, Hyatt H, McDonald JR, Wadsworth DD, Pascoe DD
J Strength Cond Res. 2017 Aug 2; doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002013.

PMID:
    28777244
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Muscle Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Signals versus Venous Blood Hemoglobin Oxygen Saturation in Skeletal Muscle.
Sun YI, Ferguson BS, Rogatzki MJ, McDonald JR, Gladden LB
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Oct; 48(10)2013-20. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001001.

PMID:
    27635772
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Muscle NIRS Signals vs. Venous Blood Hemoglobin Oxygen Saturation in Skeletal Muscle.
Sun Y, Ferguson BS, Rogatzki MJ, McDonald JR, Gladden LB
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jun 9;

PMID:
    27285495
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibition and Head and Neck Cancer Recurrence and Death in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Phillips C, Zeringue AL, McDonald JR, Eisen SA, Ranganathan P
PLoS One. 2015; 10(11)e0143286. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143286.

PMID:
    26599370
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ten weeks of branched-chain amino acid supplementation improves select performance and immunological variables in trained cyclists.
Kephart WC, Wachs TD, Mac Thompson R, Brooks Mobley C, Fox CD, McDonald JR, Ferguson BS, Young KC, Nie B, Martin JS, Company JM, Pascoe DD, Arnold RD, Moon JR, Roberts MD
Amino Acids. 2016 Mar; 48(3)779-89. doi: 10.1007/s00726-015-2125-8.

PMID:
    26553453
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A patient with acute liver failure and extreme hypoglycaemia with lactic acidosis who was not in a coma: causes and consequences of lactate-protected hypoglycaemia.
Oldenbeuving G, McDonald JR, Goodwin ML, Sayilir R, Reijngoud DJ, Gladden LB, Nijsten MW
Anaesth Intensive Care. 2014 Jul; 42(4)507-11.

PMID:
    24967767
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serious bleeding events due to warfarin and antibiotic co-prescription in a cohort of veterans.
Lane MA, Zeringue A, McDonald JR
Am J Med. 2014 Jul; 127(7)657-663.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.01.044.

PMID:
    24657899
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Slowed muscle oxygen uptake kinetics with raised metabolism are not dependent on blood flow or recruitment dynamics.
Wüst RC, McDonald JR, Sun Y, Ferguson BS, Rogatzki MJ, Spires J, Kowalchuk JM, Gladden LB, Rossiter HB
J Physiol. 2014 Apr 15; 592(8)1857-71. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.267476.

PMID:
    24469073
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Myocardial infarction risk among patients with fractures receiving bisphosphonates.
Pittman CB, Davis LA, Zeringue AL, Caplan L, Wehmeier KR, Scherrer JF, Xian H, Cunningham FE, McDonald JR, Arnold A, Eisen SA
Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Jan; 89(1)43-51. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2013.08.021.

PMID:
    24388021
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Daptomycin versus vancomycin for osteoarticular infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): a nested case-control study.
Liang SY, Khair HN, McDonald JR, Babcock HM, Marschall J
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Apr; 33(4)659-64. doi: 10.1007/s10096-013-2001-y.

PMID:
    24186726
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute renal failure associated with vancomycin and β-lactams for the treatment of osteomyelitis in diabetics: piperacillin-tazobactam as compared with cefepime.
Moenster RP, Linneman TW, Finnegan PM, Hand S, Thomas Z, McDonald JR
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Jun; 20(6)O384-9. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12410.

PMID:
    24118354
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Greater variability in kidney function is associated with an increased risk of death.
Al-Aly Z, Balasubramanian S, McDonald JR, Scherrer JF, O'Hare AM
Kidney Int. 2012 Dec; 82(11)1208-14. doi: 10.1038/ki.2012.276.

PMID:
    22854642
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Daptomycin compared to vancomycin for the treatment of osteomyelitis: a single-center, retrospective cohort study.
Moenster RP, Linneman TW, Finnegan PM, McDonald JR
Clin Ther. 2012 Jul; 34(7)1521-7. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2012.06.013.

PMID:
    22748973
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Increased body mass index is associated with improved survival in United States veterans with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Carson KR, Bartlett NL, McDonald JR, Luo S, Zeringue A, Liu J, Fu Q, Chang SH, Colditz GA
J Clin Oncol. 2012 Sep 10; 30(26)3217-22. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.39.2100.

PMID:
    22649138
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Classification of and cytoreductive surgery for low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasms.
McDonald JR, O'Dwyer ST, Rout S, Chakrabarty B, Sikand K, Fulford PE, Wilson MS, Renehan AG
Br J Surg. 2012 Jul; 99(7)987-92. doi: 10.1002/bjs.8739.

PMID:
    22517234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lymph node harvest in colon and rectal cancer: Current considerations.
McDonald JR, Renehan AG, O'Dwyer ST, Haboubi NY
World J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Jan 27; 4(1)9-19. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v4.i1.9.

PMID:
    22347537
    [PubMed]
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Mental health disorders and the risk of AIDS-defining illness and death in HIV-infected veterans.
Nurutdinova D, Chrusciel T, Zeringue A, Scherrer JF, Al-Aly Z, McDonald JR, Overton ET
AIDS. 2012 Jan 14; 26(2)229-34. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e32834e1404.

PMID:
    22089375
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fuel for cancer cells?
Gladden LB, Goodwin ML, McDonald JR, Nijsten MW
Cell Cycle. 2011 Aug 1; 10(15)2421-2.

PMID:
    21734458
    [PubMed]
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High-risk antimicrobial prescriptions among ambulatory patients on warfarin.
Lane MA, Devine ST, McDonald JR
J Clin Pharm Ther. 2012 Apr; 37(2)157-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2710.2011.01270.x.

PMID:
    21517927
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk of non-melanoma skin cancer in a national cohort of veterans with rheumatoid arthritis.
Amari W, Zeringue AL, McDonald JR, Caplan L, Eisen SA, Ranganathan P
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Aug; 50(8)1431-9. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ker113.

PMID:
    21415022
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Infection control, antimicrobial resistance, surgical site infections, K12 Clinical Research Scholar for the Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program