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Roger Mortimer, MD

Title(s)Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-0842-8883 Additional info
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    UC Berkeley, Berkely, CABA12/1986Biology, Psychology
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QuebecMD06/1991Medicine
    UCSF Fresno, Fresno, CA06/1994Family Medicine

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    Clinical Professor, UCSF
    Associate Chief, UCSF Fresno Family & Community Medicine Department
    Medical Director, Community Medical Centers Family Health Center
    Team Member, Fresno County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Mountaineering
    Western Region Coordinator, National Cave Rescue Commission

    Dr. Mortimer received his MD degree from University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. He holds BA degrees in Psychology and Biology from the UC Berkeley. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at UCSF Fresno.

    Dr. Mortimer is Medical Director of the CMC Family Health Center. In addition, he provides primary and HIV specialty care at the CMC Special Services Clinic. He also serves as faculty to the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center.

    Dr. Mortimer does research in HIV, case management, and patient-physician communication.

    He serves as the clinical liaison for the Family Medicine research team. In addition, Dr. Mortimer has an interest in wilderness medicine and regularly participates in cave explorations.

    He is the coordinator of the Western Region National Cave Rescue Commission.

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    1. Mortimer RB, Mortimer AR. Antipsychotic Use in Patients with Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Am Fam Physician. 2017 11 15; 96(10):629. PMID: 29431397.
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    2. Paul S, Mortimer RB, Mitchell M. Sertraline demonstrates fungicidal activity in vitro for Coccidioides immitis. Mycology. 2016; 7(3):99-101. PMID: 30123621.
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    3. Clarke K, Harris D, Zweifler JA, Lasher M, Mortimer RB, Hughes S. The Significance of Harm Reduction as a Social and Health Care Intervention for Injecting Drug Users: An Exploratory Study of a Needle Exchange Program in Fresno, California. Soc Work Public Health. 2016 Aug-Sep; 31(5):398-407. PMID: 27167664.
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    4. Riaz M, Hughes S, Gomez IA, Mortimer RB. Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients, Subsequent Use in Primary Care, and Physicians' Opinions About Acid-Suppressive Therapy. South Med J. 2016 Mar; 109(3):158-64. PMID: 26954653.
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    5. Roger B. Mortimer, David R. Wharton. Reply to Suspension Trauma and Rhabdomyolysis. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2011 Sep 1; 22(3):287-288.
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    6. Wharton DR, Mortimer RB. Rhabdomyolysis after prolonged suspension in a cave. Wilderness Environ Med. 2011 Mar; 22(1):52-3. PMID: 21377119.
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    7. Mortimer RB. Risks and management of prolonged suspension in an Alpine harness. Wilderness Environ Med. 2011 Mar; 22(1):77-86. PMID: 21377125.
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    8. Mortimer RB, Libke R, Eghbalieh B, Bilello JF. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome presenting as superior vena cava syndrome secondary to Coccidioides lymphadenopathy in an HIV-infected patient. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2008 Nov-Dec; 7(6):283-5. PMID: 18948432.
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    9. Mortimer RB, Hurtt H. Intravenous fluid warming with body contact in a wilderness setting. Wilderness Environ Med. 2008; 19(2):144-5; author reply 145-6. PMID: 18513111.
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    10. Mortimer RB. Leptospirosis in a caver returned from Sarawak, Malaysia. Wilderness Environ Med. 2005; 16(3):129-31. PMID: 16209467.
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    11. Benloucif S, Mortimer RB, Bennett EL, Rosenzweig MR. The timing of an injection procedure affects pharmacological actions on memory. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1990 Oct; 37(2):295-8. PMID: 2080192.
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