Mary Bessesen, MD
Professor, Medicine-Infectious Disease

Professional Titles

  • Section Chief, Infectious Diseases


  • Professor (2017)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Healthcare associated infections


  • Most ZM, Nyquist AC, Radonovich LJ, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Price CS, Simberkoff MS, Bessesen MT, Cummings DAT, Rattigan SM, Warren-Gash C, Gaydos CA, Gibert CL, Gorse GJ, Perl TM. Preschool-Aged Household Contacts as a Risk Factor for Viral Respiratory Infections in Healthcare Personnel. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2023 Feb;10(2):ofad057. PubMed PMID: 36824623
  • Kon S, Fisher S, Ngo N, Craig R, Gunter C, Bessesen M, Gilmartin H. Utilization of a novel humble inquiry interview approach in assessing implementation barriers to a nurse-driven Clostridioides difficile test order set. Am J Infect Control. 2023 May 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37257565
  • Fugit RV, McCoury JB, Bessesen MT. Procalcitonin for sepsis management: Implementation within an antimicrobial stewardship program. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2023 May 24;80(Suppl 2):S49-S54. PubMed PMID: 36371732

Practice Locations

Hospital Affiliation
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Department: Medicine-Infectious Disease
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