Ronald D. Wilcox, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine,Pediatrics, & Public Health

Program Director / Principal Investigator
Delta AIDS Education Training Center

136 S. Roman, 2nd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 903-7301
Fax:     (504) 903-5313


M.D. -- 1997
University of Kansas School of Medicine


Dr. Wilcox joined the faculty of LSU School of Medicine as an assistant professor in 2000. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics as well as a fellowship in Adult Infectious Diseases at LSU and also completed a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Tulane University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Infectious Diseases.

Research Interests

Investigational therapeutic approaches in HIV/AIDS

Teaching Activities

Director and principal curriculum planner of the LA Statewide HIV Clinical Update Course, an annual one-day conference, 2002--present

Curriculum planning and course director for two 2-day preceptorship courses on the subject of HIV, 2002--2008

Course Director and presenter for a 4-hour workshop entitled “HIV in Primary Care,” presented in rural settings in numerous locations throughout Louisiana for primary care personnel and support personnel who care for minority populations, 2007—present

Agenda developer and presenter of a multi-disciplinary 4-hour workshop on “Gastro-Intestinal Issues in HIV,” 2008

Course Director and principal planner for 5-hour workshop in honor of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, entitled “Native American Health and Cultural Concerns,“ which presented Native American cultural issues to HIV care clinicians and HIV-related clinical topics to Native American medical professionals throughout the Southeast, 2009

Annual presentation on an HIV-related topic to the Internal Medicine residents.

Annual presentations to Family Practice residents on HIV or Infectious Diseases topics.

Committees & Administrative Responsibilities

Delta AIDS Education and Training Center
     Medical Director (2002-present)
     Principal Investigator (2005-present)
     Program Director (2008-present)

Medical Director for FACES (Family Advocacy, Care, and Educational Services), the Children’s Hospital organization that offers support services to women, adolescents, and children infected or affected by HIV

Selected Publications

Magnus M, Herwehe J, Andrews L, Gibson L, Daigrepont N, De Leon JM, Hyslop NE, Styron S, Wilcox R, Kaiser M, Butler MK. Evaluating health information technology: Provider satisfaction with an HIV-specific, electronic clinical management and reporting system. AIDS Pat Care & STDs Feb 2009; 23(2): 85-91.

Wilcox RD. Alcohol and HIV: A serious cocktail for transmission and medication adherence. HIV Clinician 2009; 21(1):1-4.

Wilcox RD. D:A:D study shows that HIV therapy affects incidence rate of cardiac disease. HIV Clinician 2008; 20(3): 1-3.

Wilcox RD. HIV in the Emergency Department. In: Infectious Diseases: Emergency Department Diagnosis & Management. Eds. EM Slaven, SC Stone, FA Lopez. First edition. New York: McGraw Hill, 2007.

Louisiana State University Health Science Center Infectious Diseases Section. “Eight months later—Hurricane aftermath challenges facing the LSUHSC Infectious Diseases Section.” Clin Infect Dis 43:2006. 485-489. 

Wilcox, RD. “Issues in HIV/AIDS for the Emergency Room.” In: Emergency Department Diagnosis and Management. Eds. EM Slaven, SC Stone, and FA Lopez. First Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006. 

Wilcox RD. “Is resistance testing of benefit in treatment-naive HIV-infected patients?” HIV Clin 17(1):2005. 1-3.