Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Faculty

Carole McArthur, M.D., Ph.D.






















Dr. Carole McArthur is a native of New Zealand where she obtained a Ph.D. in the field of immunology with a minor in biochemistry from the University of Otago. She also has an M.D. degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) and is a clinical and anatomic pathologist. Dr. McArthur also directs residency research in the pathology Department at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City and is an adjunct faculty member in the University of Missouri School of Medicine and in UMKC's women's and gender studies. She teaches immunology and Immunopathology in several units at UMKC. Her 30 years of research in the biological sciences span the fields murine tumor immunogenetics, human, fish and veterinary immunoparasitology, tropical medicine and human and veterinary diagnostic system development and evaluation.

She has extensive experience in both the academic and private sector in the development of diagnostic systems for the detection of a wide range of substances. These range from microorganisms, fungi, protozoa, proteins, peptides and many small molecules including therapeutic and abused drugs such as steroids , barbiturates, amphetamines and PCP. Her current research focuses on HIV/AIDS and TB point of care (POC) diagnostics for drug resistance in Africa.

Faculty and students are able to participate in clinical rotations and specific research projects by arrangement with Dr. McArthur. You may contact her at mcarthurc@umkc.edu or 816-235-2175.

International Health Information and Faculty & Student Opportunities
Cameroon Clinic
Cameroon HIV/AIDS/TB Program

The following people work in Dr. McArthur's Lab:
In Kansas City-

David Wade Ph.D.
Steven Gustafson D.O.
Eve Loftus BA DS1
Sean Parsel B.S.
Anusha Ande B.Sc.

In Cameroon-

Mariama Nsalaf, B. A.
David Fru, B.S.
Annette Njinda, M.S

Carole McArthur, M.D., Ph.D. Professor

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