Vera Parkhurst Luther, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Vera Parkhurst Luther, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-2700
Department: 336-716-4584

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1999
  • M.D., University of Missouri School of Medicine-Kansas, 2001
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2002
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2004
  • Fellowship, Infectious Disease, WFU School of Medicine, 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine


  • Am Coll Of Physicians
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Infectious Disease Soc of Amer

NPI Number

  • 1538282645
Vera Parkhurst Luther, M.D.

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Vera Parkhurst Luther, M.D.

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, nutrition

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4507 | Department: 336-716-4584

Recent Publications

Williamson JC, Gibbs HG, Ohl CA, Johnson JW, Beardsley JR, Luther VP, Rokas KE. Reply to Young, Ochi, and Marimuthu [letter]. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;62(6):810-811.

Barrett JC, Alweis R, Frank M, O'Connor A, McConville JF, Adams ND, Arfons L, Bernard S, Bradley T, Buckley JD, Cohen E, Cornett P, Elkins S, Kopelman R, Luther VP, MacDonald J, McNeill DB, Omar B, Palapiano N, Roth T, Satko S, Fried ED, Muchmore EA. Adoption of a uniform start date for Internal Medicine fellowships and other advanced training: an AAIM white paper. Am J Med. 2015;128(9):1039-1043.

Rokas KE, Johnson JW, Beardsley JR, Ohl CA, Luther VP, Williamson JC. The addition of intravenous metronidazole to oral vancomycin is associated with improved mortality in critically ill patients with Clostridium difficile Infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;61(6):934-941.

Schwartz BS, Armstrong WS, Ohl CA, Luther VP. Create allies, IDSA stewardship commitments should prioritize health professions learners [letter]. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;61(10):1626-1627.

Ohl CA, Luther VP. Health care provider education as a tool to enhance antibiotic stewardship practices. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2014;28(2):177-193.

Luther VP, Ohl CA, Hicks LA. Antimicrobial stewardship education for medical students [letter]. Clin Infect Dis. 2013;57(9):1366.

Koliscak LP, Johnson JW, Beardsley JR, Miller DP, Williamson JC, Luther VP, Ohl CA. Optimizing empiric antibiotic therapy in patients with severe beta-lactam allergy. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013;57(12):5918-5923.

Beardsley JR, Williamson JC, Johnson JW, Luther VP, Wrenn RH, Ohl CC. Show me the money: long-term financial impact of an antimicrobial stewardship program. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012;33(4):398-400.

Ohl CA, Luther VP. Antimicrobial stewardship for inpatient facilities. J Hosp Med. 2011;6(Suppl 1):S4-S15.

Luther VP, Crandall SJ. Commentary: ambiguity and uncertainty: neglected elements of medical education curricula?. Acad Med. 2011;86(7):799-800.

Luther VP, Bookstaver PB, Ohl CA. Corticosteroids in the treatment of hepatic tuberculosis: case report and review of the literature. Scand J Infect Dis. 2010;42(2):315-317.

Luther V, Pegram PS. Consequences of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection In: Talley NJ, Kane SV, Wallace MB, eds. Practical gastroenterology and hepatology: small and large intestine and pancreas. Chichester, West Sussex (England): Wiley-Blackwell;2010: 400-410.

Luther VP, Wilkin AM. HIV infection in older adults. Clin Geriatr Med. 2007;23(3):567-583.

Feiereisel KB, Luther VP, Parkhurst AM, Lichstein PR. Efficacy of an abbreviated Resident-As-Teacher And Manager (RATAM) curriculum: a pilot study [abstract]. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(Suppl 1):177.

Luther VP, Smith ZE, Varela V, Williamson JC, Karchmer TB, Palavecino E, Ohl CA. Risk factors for invasive infection due to cephalosporin resistant enterobacter [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; 2007 Apr 14-17; Baltimore (MD). 2007;():a252.5.

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Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection, General Internal Medicine
Vera Parkhurst Luther, M.D.

Vera Parkhurst Luther, M.D.

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases

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