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

A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates.
Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson KD, Gerding DN, Haas JP, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle LE, Salgado CD, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Deloney VM, Fishman NO, Foster N, Goldmann DA, Humphreys E, Jernigan JA, Padberg J, Perl TM, Podgorny K, Septimus EJ, VanAmringe M, Weaver T, Weinstein RA, Wise R, Maragakis LL Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Sep 35 Suppl 2 S21-31
Healthcare providers as sources of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Sydnor E, Perl TM Vaccine 2014 Aug 32 38 4814-22
A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Updates.
Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson KD, Gerding DN, Haas JP, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle LE, Salgado CD, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Deloney VM, Fishman NO, Foster N, Goldmann DA, Humphreys E, Jernigan JA, Padberg J, Perl TM, Podgorny K, Septimus EJ, VanAmringe M, Weaver T, Weinstein RA, Wise R, Maragakis LL Am J Infect Control 2014 Aug 42 8 820-8
The prediction of complicated Clostridium difficile infections in children.
Tschudin-Sutter S, Tamma PD, Milstone AM, Perl TM Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Jul 35 7 901-3
Variable screening and decolonization protocols for Staphylococcus aureus carriage prior to surgical procedures.
Kline S, Highness M, Herwaldt LA, Perl TM Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Jul 35 7 880-2
Approaches for preventing healthcare-associated infections: go long or go wide?
Septimus E, Weinstein RA, Perl TM, Goldmann DA, Yokoe DS Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Jul 35 7 797-801
Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bloodstream infections among residents of long-term care facilities.
Venkatachalam I, Yang HL, Fisher D, Lye DC, Moi Lin L, Tambyah P, Perl TM Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 May 35 5 519-26
Maintaining the momentum of change: the role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections.
Septimus E, Yokoe DS, Weinstein RA, Perl TM, Maragakis LL, Berenholtz SM Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 May 35 5 460-3
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infections in a neonatal intensive care unit despite active surveillance cultures and decolonization: challenges for infection prevention.
Popoola VO, Budd A, Wittig SM, Ross T, Aucott SW, Perl TM, Carroll KC, Milstone AM Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Apr 35 4 412-8
Predictors of first recurrence of Clostridium difficile infections in children.
Tschudin-Sutter S, Tamma PD, Milstone AM, Perl TM Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2014 Apr 33 4 414-6

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)