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, environmental sciences, epidemiology, infectious diseases, medical technology/devices, prevention

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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.

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. 2015;():.

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.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases

Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.

Werner Ernst Bischoff, M.D.

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Epidemiology & Prevention

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