Medical School
University of North Carolina School of Medicine (1983)
McGill University Faculty of Medicine (1987), Internal Medicine
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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Gonococcal Conjunctivitis: A Case Report of an Unusual Mode of Transmission.
Bodurtha Smith AJ, Holzman SB, Manesh RS, Perl TM J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2017 Aug 30 4 501-502
Assessment of operating room airflow using air particle counts and direct observation of door openings.
Teter J, Guajardo I, Al-Rammah T, Rosson G, Perl TM, Manahan M Am J Infect Control 2017 May 45 5 477-482
Minimizing hair dispersal: Is this an opportunity for improvement in health care-acquired infection prevention?
Mantyh CR, Xi H, Pearson L, Perl TM Am J Infect Control 2017 Mar 45 3 308-310
Preparedness planning and care of patients under investigation for or with Ebola virus disease: A survey of physicians in North America.
Lewis JD, Enfield KB, Perl TM, Sifri CD Am J Infect Control 2017 Jan 45 1 65-68
Saccharomyces boulardii probiotic-associated fungemia: Questioning the safety of this preventive probiotic's use.
Martin IW, Tonner R, Trivedi J, Miller H, Lee R, Liang X, Rotello L, Isenbergh E, Anderson J, Perl T, Zhang SX Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2016 Dec

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • UTSouthwestern (2016)
  • Johns Hopkins University (1996-2016)
  • University of Iowa (1991-1995)
  • University of Iowa (1988-1991)