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

Does use of Electronic Alerts for Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) to Identify Patients with Sepsis Improve Mortality?
Seetharaman S, Wilson C, Landrum M, Qasba S, Katz M, Ladikos N, Harris JE, Galiatsatos P, Yousem DM, Knight AM, Pearse DB, Blanding R, Bennett R, Galai N, Perl TM, Sood G Am. J. Med. 2019 Mar
National Costs Associated With Methicillin-Susceptible and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Hospitalizations in the United States, 2010-2014.
Klein EY, Jiang W, Mojica N, Tseng KK, McNeill R, Cosgrove SE, Perl TM Clin. Infect. Dis. 2019 Jan 68 1 22-28
Nasal Carriage among Industrial Hog Operation Workers and Household Contacts, USA.
Nadimpalli ML, Stewart JR, Pierce E, Pisanic N, Love DC, Hall D, Larsen J, Carroll KC, Tekle T, Perl TM, Heaney CD Environ. Health Perspect. 2018 12 126 12 127005
Infections: A Snapshot of Processes and Outcomes in the Real World.
Townsend J, Keller S, Tibuakuu M, Thakker S, Webster B, Siegel M, Psoter KJ, Mansour O, Perl TM Open Forum Infect Dis 2018 Nov 5 11 ofy274
A polymicrobial fungal outbreak in a regional burn center after Hurricane Sandy.
Sood G, Vaidya D, Dam L, Grubb LM, Zenilman J, Krout K, Khouri-Stevens Z, Bennett R, Blanding R, Riedel S, Milner S, Price LA, Perl TM Am J Infect Control 2018 Sep 46 9 1047-1050

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)