Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.

Associate Professor,
Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-5116 | Department: 336-716-4584

Education & Training

  • M.D., Geo August University Gottingen-Germany, 1992
  • M.S., WFU School of Medicine, 2002
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2006
  • Fellowship, Epidemiology, Free Standing Institution-Germ, 1994
  • Fellowship, Surgery, Hannover Medical School-German, 1995
  • Fellowship, Epidemiology, Free Standing Institution-Germ, 1996
  • Fellowship, Epidemiology, Hannover Medical School-German, 1999
  • Fellowship, Infectious Disease, WFU School of Medicine, 2002
Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.

Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

biotechnology, critical/intensive care medici, cross(mult/tnslat/inter)discip, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, environmental sciences, epidemiology, infectious diseases, medical technology/devices, prevention

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-5116 | Department: 336-716-4584

Recent Publications

Bischoff WE, McNall RJ, Blevins MW, Turner J, Lopareva EN, Rota PA, Stehle JR Jr. Detection of measles virus RNA in air and surface specimens in a hospital setting. J Infect Dis. 2016;213(4):600-603.

Peters TR, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Bischoff W, Vannoy L, Blakeney E, Bischoff T, Palavecino E, Sherertz R, Poehling KA. Estimating the burden of pandemic infectious disease: the case of the second wave of pandemic influenza H1N1 in Forsyth County, North Carolina. N C Med J. 2016;77(1):15-22.

Rock C, Harris AD, Johnson JK, Bischoff WE, Thom KA. Infrequent air contamination with Acinetobacter baumannii of air surrounding known colonized or infected patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015;36(7):830-832.

Quandt SA, Summers P, Bischoff WE, Chen H, Wiggins MF, Spears CR, Arcury TA. Cooking and eating facilities in migrant farmworker housing in North Carolina. Am J Public Health. 2013;103(3):e78-e84.

Bischoff WE, Swett K, Leng I, Peters TR. Exposure to influenza virus aerosols during routine patient care. J Infect Dis. 2013;207(7):1037-1046.

Quandt SA, Wiggins MF, Chen H, Bischoff WE, Arcury TA. Heat index in migrant farmworker housing: implications for rest and recovery from work-related heat stress. Am J Public Health. 2013;103(8):e24-e26.

Arcury TA, Weir M, Chen H, Summers P, Pelletier LE, Galvan L, Bischoff WE, Mirabelli MC, Quandt SA. Migrant farmworker housing regulation violations in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2012;55(3):191-204.

Bischoff WE, Peters TR. Reply to Ambrose and Coelingh--small-particle aerosolization of live attenuated influenza vaccine virus [letter]. J Infect Dis. 2012;205(2):348-349.

Bischoff WE, Peters TR. Transocular infection with influenza and efficacy of barrier methods [reply to letter]. J Infect Dis. 2012;205(2):350.

Arcury TA, Weir MM, Summers P, Chen H, Bailey M, Wiggins MF, Bischoff WE, Quandt SA. Safety, security, hygiene and privacy in migrant farmworker housing. New Solut. 2012;22(2):153-173.

Bischoff WE, Weir M, Summers P, Chen H, Quandt SA, Liebman AK, Arcury TA. The quality of drinking water in North Carolina farmworker camps. Am J Public Health. 2012;102(10):e49-e54.

Bischoff WE, Reid T, Russell GB, Peters TR. Transocular entry of seasonal influenza-attenuated virus aerosols and the efficacy of N95 respirators, surgical masks, and eye protection in humans. J Infect Dis. 2011;204(2):193-199.

Sherertz RJ, Karchmer TB, Palavecino E, Bischoff W. Blood drawn through valved catheter hub connectors carries a significant risk of contamination. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011;30(12):1571-1577.

Rhodes SD, Bischoff WE, Burnell JM, Whalley LE, Walkup MP, Vallejos QM, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Arcury TA. HIV and sexually transmitted disease risk among male Hispanic/Latino migrant farmworkers in the Southeast: findings from a pilot CBPR study. Am J Ind Med. 2010;53(10):976-983.

Bischoff WE. Transmission route of rhinovirus type 39 in a monodispersed airborne aerosol. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010;31(8):857-859.

Bischoff WE. Surveillance and prevention of infections associated with vascular catheters In: Lautenbach E, Woeltje KF, Malani PN, eds. Practical healthcare epidemiology. 3rd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press;2010: 186-194.

Bischoff WE, Tucker BK, Wallis ML, Reboussin BA, Pfaller MA, Hayden FG, Sherertz RJ. Preventing the airborne spread of Staphylococcus aureus by persons with the common cold: effect of surgical scrubs, gowns, and masks. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007;28(10):1148-1154.

Feldman SR, Vallejos QM, Whalley LE, Quandt SA, Brooks T, Cabral G, Earp P, Bischoff W, Arcury TA. Blistering eruption in a Latino migrant farmworker. J Agromedicine. 2007;12(4):81-85.

Bischoff WE, Wallis ML, Tucker BK, Reboussin BA, Pfaller MA, Hayden FG, Sherertz RJ. 'Gesundheit!' Sneezing, common colds, allergies, and Staphylococcus aureus dispersion. J Infect Dis. 2006;194(8):1119-1126.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases

Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.

Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Epidemiology & Prevention

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