Education

Medical School
University of North Carolina School of Medicine (1983)
Residency
McGill University Faculty of Medicine (1987), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
University of Iowa Medical Center (1992), Infectious Diseases

Research Interest

  • antimicrobial resistance
  • C. difficile
  • healthcare associated infections
  • infection prevention and control
  • resistant gram negative infections
  • S. aureus infections
  • surgical site infections

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Obstetricians on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Front Lines and the Confusing World of Personal Protective Equipment.
Jamieson DJ, Steinberg JP, Martinello RA, Perl TM, Rasmussen SA, Obstet Gynecol 2020 06 135 6 1257-1263
Managing Emerging Infectious Diseases: Should Travel Be the Fifth Vital Sign?
Perl TM, Price CS, Ann. Intern. Med. 2020 04 172 8 560-561
"The Art of War" in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Maxwell DN, Perl TM, Cutrell JB, Clin. Infect. Dis. 2020 Mar
N95 Respirators vs Medical Masks in Outpatient Settings-Reply.
Radonovich LJ, Simberkoff MS, Perl TM, JAMA 2020 02 323 8 789-790
Efficacy and safety of a novel antimicrobial preoperative skin preparation.
Crnich CJ, Pop-Vicas AE, Hedberg TG, Perl TM, Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 Oct 40 10 1157-1163

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Professor and Chief of Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern (2016)
  • Assistant Professor to Professor, Johns Hopkins University (1996-2016)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Iowa (1991-1995)
  • Fellow–Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Iowa (1988-1991)