Richard G Wunderink

  • 18019 Citations
1984 …2024
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Research Interests

My research interests revolve around understanding the risk factors, including host genetic risk, and improving outcomes of critically ill patients with serious infections. This includes severe community-acquired pneumonia, sepsis of all causes, and nosocomial infections, particularly ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease

Training Experience

1983Residency, Butterworth Hospital
1985Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Indiana University

… → 1980


  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care Outcomes
  • Genetics: Medical
  • Pneumonia

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Grants 2004 2024

Research Output 1984 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

A global priority list of the TOp TEn resistant Microorganisms (TOTEM) study at intensive care: a prioritization exercise based on multi-criteria decision analysis

Rello, J., Kalwaje Eshwara, V., Lagunes, L., Alves, J., Wunderink, R. G., Conway-Morris, A., Rojas, J. N., Alp, E. & Zhang, Z., Feb 4 2019, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 38, 2, p. 319-323 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units

An international perspective on hospitalized patients with viral community-acquired pneumonia

the GLIMP Study Group, Feb 1 2019, In : European Journal of Internal Medicine. 60, p. 54-70 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Challenges in severe community-acquired pneumonia: a point-of-view review

Torres, A., Chalmers, J. D., Dela Cruz, C. S., Dominedò, C., Kollef, M., Martin-Loeches, I., Niederman, M. & Wunderink, R. G., Feb 27 2019, In : Intensive Care Medicine. 45, 2, p. 159-171 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Methicillin Resistance
12 Citations (Scopus)

International Consensus Guidelines for the Optimal Use of the Polymyxins: Endorsed by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), International Society for Anti-infective Pharmacology (ISAP), Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), and Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP)

Tsuji, B. T., Pogue, J. M., Zavascki, A. P., Paul, M., Daikos, G. L., Forrest, A., Giacobbe, D. R., Viscoli, C., Giamarellou, H., Karaiskos, I., Kaye, D., Mouton, J. W., Tam, V. H., Thamlikitkul, V., Wunderink, R. G., Li, J., Nation, R. L. & Kaye, K. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Pharmacotherapy. 39, 1, p. 10-39 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communicable Diseases
Polymyxin B

Patient and Family Engagement During Treatment Decisions in an ICU: A Discourse Analysis of the Electronic Health Record

Kruser, J. M., Benjamin, B. T., Gordon, E., Michelson, K. N., Wunderink, R. G., Holl, J. L. & Schwarze, M. L., Jun 1 2019, In : Critical care medicine. 47, 6, p. 784-791 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Participation
Electronic Health Records
Critical Illness
Decision Making
Chronic Disease