University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Infectious Disease

Bio for Louis B. Polish, M.D.
Louis B. Polish, M.D.

Louis B. Polish, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease Medicine
Department of Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Louis.Polish@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Medicine, Smith 274

Education

1972-1975  BA, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pensylvania
1977-1981 MD, University of Vermont, College of Medicine. Burlington, Vermont
1981   1982 University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
1982   1984 Residency (Internal Medicine), University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
1986 - 1989 Fellowship (Infectious Disease), University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado.
1994 DTM & H,  London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. London England

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Vermont (2004-present)

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Washington University, School of Medicine (1998-2004)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Universiy of Maryland, School of Medicine (1994-1997)

Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Maryland, School of Medicine (1995-1996)

Instructor, Community and Preventive Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine (1992-1993)

Awards and Honors

2006     
John W and Nan P. Frymoyer Scholar, University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Scholarship for Global Health Group at University of Vermont


Publications

Grace C, Alston WK, Ramundo M, Polish L, Kirkpatrick B, Huston C. The Complexity, Relative Value and Financial Worth of Curbside Consultations in an Academic. Infectious Diseases Unit.  Clin Infect Dis 2010;51:651-655

Duberrke ER, Tu, B, Rivet DJ, Storch GA, Apisarnthanarak A, Schmidt RE, Weiss S, Polish. LB.  Acute Meningoencephalitis Caused by Adenovirus Serotype 26. J Neurovirol. 2006;12:235-240

Puzniak L, Teutsch S, Powderly W, Polish LB.  Has the Epidemiology of Candidemia Changed?  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2004;25:624-626

Apisarnthanarak A, Fraser VJ, Dunne WM, Little R, Hoppe-Bauer J, Mayfield JL, Polish LB.  Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Intestinal Colonization in Hospitalized Oncology Patients with Diarrhea. Clin Infect Dis  2003;37:1131-1135

Apisarnthanarak A, Mayfield JL, Garrison T, McLendon T, Dipersio JF, Fraser VJ, Polish LB.  Risk Factors for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Bacteremia in Oncology Patients: A Case-Control Study. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2003;24:269-274