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Louise-Marie Dembry

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director, Hospital Epidemiology VA CT Healthcare System

Contact Information

Louise-Marie Dembry, MD, FACP, MS, MBA, FIDSA, BS

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Infectious Diseases

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8056

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Dembry's research interests are in healthcare epidemiology, namely the prevention and control of healthcare associated infections, antimicrobial resistant organisms and patient safety. Other interests include preparedness for high consequence infections (e.g., pandemic influenza), with a particular emphasis on 1) effective methods for training and educating clinicians, 2) healthcare facility and public health coordination and 3) surveillance methodologies.

Specialized Terms: Hospital epidemiology; Prevention and control of healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistant organisms; Molecular typing techniques in study of prevention and control of healthcare associated infections; Antimicrobial resistant organisms


Research Interests

Epidemiology; Public Health; Enterococcus; Infectious Disease Medicine; Public Health Surveillance; Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Public Health Interests

Health Care Management

Selected Publications