Justin C. McArthur MBBS, MPH, FAAN

Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Justin McArthur received his medical degree from Guys Hospital Medical School at the University of London. He then completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. McArthur stayed at Johns Hopkins to complete a second residency in Neurology and to achieve a Masters degree in public health. Now a Professor of Neurology, Pathology, Medicine and Epidemiology, Dr. McArthur has become nationally and internationally recognized for his work in the epidemiology and treatment of HIV infection, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological infections and immune-mediated neurological disorders. He has been instrumental in the design and conduct of numerous clinical trials for these disorders. With the late Jack Griffin, he developed a clinically-validated technique to use cutaneous nerves to study sensory neuropathies, including those associated with chemotherapy, HIV infection, and diabetes mellitus. He was the recipient of the Department of Medicine Osler House-staff Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Housestaff teaching for four years, and then the JHU Professor’s Award for Distinction in Teaching in the Clinical Sciences. In 2013 he received the Mitchell Max award for neuropathic pain from the American Academy of Neurology. He received an endowed chair in Jack Griffin’s name in 2016, and was inducted into the Association of American Physicians in 2016. He is currently President-elect of the American Neurological Association.