Julie Trivedi, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine. She specializes in general infectious diseases such as cardiovascular, bone and joint, and central nervous system infections. 

Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Trivedi holds a bachelor’s degree in the biological basis of behavior and South Asia regional studies from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She received her medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and completed internal medicine residency training at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. She then gained advanced training in infectious diseases through a fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine. She also obtained advanced training in the Science of Clinical Investigation Training Program and in Health Emergencies in Large Populations from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and served a fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality from the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins. 

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and infectious diseases, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017. Previously, she served as adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, and as clinical associate director for the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Trivedi’s research interests include multi-drug resistance, antiviral treatment for COVID-19, and disruption of the intestinal biome. Her investigations have resulted in 11 publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. Additionally, she has presented her findings at scientific conferences throughout the United States and abroad. 

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Trivedi chairs the Infection Control Committee for William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and as an infectious-disease consultant for Parkland Hospital. She also interviews and assesses fellows in infectious disease, and is a member of the Dallas County Medical Operations Center. 

Dr. Trivedi is active in several professional societies, including the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Dallas County Medical Society, the Texas Medical Association, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America which she serves as a member of the Education Committee. 

Personal Note

Dr. Trivedi’s interests outside of medicine include painting, poetry, and exploring new things.


Medical School
Rutgers University (2003)
St. Vincent Hospital (2006), Internal Medicine
Boston University Medical Center (2010), Infectious Diseases

Research Interest

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Healthcare Associated Infections
  • Infection Prevention in Limited Resource Settings


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Prescriber Behavior in Clostridioides difficile Testing: A 3-Hospital Diagnostic Stewardship Intervention.
Mizusawa M, Small BA, Hsu YJ, Sharara SL, Advic E, Kauffman C, Milstone AM, Feldman L, Pahwa AK, Trivedi JB, Landrum MB, Maragakis LL, Carroll KC, Cosgrove SE, Rock C, Clin. Infect. Dis. 2019 Nov 69 11 2019-2021
Pleural fluid secondary to pulmonary cryptococcal infection: a case report and review of the literature.
Zhang Y, Zhang SX, Trivedi J, Toll AD, Brahmer J, Hales R, Bonerigo S, Zeng M, Li H, Yung RC, BMC Infect. Dis. 2019 Aug 19 1 710
Cerebrospinal fluid (1,3)-?-D-glucan detection as an aid for diagnosis of iatrogenic fungal meningitis.
Lyons JL, Roos KL, Marr KA, Neumann H, Trivedi JB, Kimbrough DJ, Steiner L, Thakur KT, Harrison DM, Zhang SX J. Clin. Microbiol. 2013 Apr 51 4 1285-7
Iatrogenic Exserohilum infection of the central nervous system: mycological identification and histopathological findings.
Bell WR, Dalton JB, McCall CM, Karram S, Pearce DT, Memon W, Lee R, Carroll KC, Lyons JL, Gireesh ED, Trivedi JB, Cettomai D, Smith BR, Chang T, Tochen L, Ratchford JN, Harrison DM, Ostrow LW, Stevens RD, Chen L, Zhang SX Mod. Pathol. 2013 Feb 26 2 166-70
Fatal exserohilum meningitis and central nervous system vasculitis after cervical epidural methylprednisolone injection.
Lyons JL, Gireesh ED, Trivedi JB, Bell WR, Cettomai D, Smith BR, Karram S, Chang T, Tochen L, Zhang SX, McCall CM, Pearce DT, Carroll KC, Chen L, Ratchford JN, Harrison DM, Ostrow LW, Stevens RD Ann. Intern. Med. 2012 Dec 157 11 835-6


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Honors & Awards

  • Celebrating Breakthroughs Together Honoree
    UT Southwestern Office of Women's Careers (2022)
  • Best Doctors
    D Magazine (2021)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • Texas Medical Association