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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Fox’s special areas of interest include appropriate antimicrobial utilization at University of Wisconsin hospitals, infections in immunocompromised hosts, and nosocomial infections.


Infectious Diseases

Travel Medicine


University Hospital
(608) 263-0946 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 890-6167 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Pulia M Fox B Antibiotics Should Not Be Routinely Prescribed After Incision and Drainage of Uncomplicated Abscesses. Ann Emerg Med . 2019 Apr;73(4):377-378
[PubMed ID: 30902165]
Kinn PM Chen DJ Gihring TM Schulz LT Fox BC McCreary EK Lepak AJ In vitro evaluation of meropenem-vaborbactam against clinical CRE isolates at a tertiary care center with low KPC-mediated carbapenem resistance. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis . 2019 Mar;93(3):258-260
[PubMed ID: 30344065]
Pulia MS Schulz LT Fox BC Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Use. N Engl J Med . 2018 Nov 15;379(20):1971-2
[PubMed ID: 30439285]
Pariseau B Fox B Dutton JJ Prophylactic Antibiotics for Enucleation and Evisceration: A Retrospective Study and Systematic Literature Review. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2018 Jan Feb;34(1):49-54
[PubMed ID: 28072612]
McCreary EK Heim ME Schulz LT Hoffman R Pothof J Fox B Top 10 Myths Regarding the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cellulitis. J Emerg Med . 2017 Oct;53(4):485-492
[PubMed ID: 28684060]
Shirley D Scholtz H Osterby K Musuuza J Fox B Safdar N Optimizing Inpatient Urine Culture Ordering Practices Using the Electronic Medical Record: A Pilot Study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol . 2017 Apr;38(4):486-488
[PubMed ID: 28025951]
Dela-Pena J Kerstenetzky L Schulz L Kendall R Lepak A Fox B Top 1% of Inpatients Administered Antimicrobial Agents Comprising 50% of Expenditures: A Descriptive Study and Opportunities for Stewardship Intervention. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol . 2017 Mar;38(3):259-265
[PubMed ID: 27917735]
Schulz L Hoffman RJ Pothof J Fox B Top Ten Myths Regarding the Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections. J Emerg Med . 2016 Jul;51(1):25-30
[PubMed ID: 27066953]
Buss BA Schulz LT Reed KD Fox BC MALDI-TOF Utility in a Region With Low Antibacterial Resistance Rates. Clin Infect Dis . 2016 Mar 1;62(5):666-7
[PubMed ID: 26582745]
Ng JK Schulz LT Rose WE Fox BC Andes DR Buhr KA Fish JT Daptomycin dosing based on ideal body weight versus actual body weight: comparison of clinical outcomes. Antimicrob Agents Chemother . 2014;58(1):88-93
[PubMed ID: 24145531]
Schulz L Osterby K Fox B The use of best practice alerts with the development of an antimicrobial stewardship navigator to promote antibiotic de-escalation in the electronic medical record. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol . 2013 Dec;34(12):1259-65
[PubMed ID: 24225610]
Schulz LT Fox BC Polk RE Can the antibiogram be used to assess microbiologic outcomes after antimicrobial stewardship interventions? A critical review of the literature. Pharmacotherapy . 2012 Aug;32(8):668-76
[PubMed ID: 23307516]
Stacey DH Fox BC Poore SO Bentz ML Gutowski KA Community-acquired methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: diagnosis and treatment update for plastic surgeons. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2008 Oct;122(4):120e-7e
[PubMed ID: 18827629]
Rocke TE Dein FJ Fuchsberger M Fox BC Stinchcomb DT Osorio JE Limited infection upon human exposure to a recombinant raccoon pox vaccine vector. Vaccine . 2004 Jul 29;22(21-22):2757-60
[PubMed ID: 15246608]
Povinelli L Monson TA Fox BC Parise ME Morrisey JM Vaidya AB Plasmodium vivax malaria in spite of atovaquone/proguanil (malarone) prophylaxis. J Travel Med . 2003 Nov-Dec;10(6):353-5
[PubMed ID: 14642204]
Fox BC Sexually transmitted diseases in Wisconsin men. WMJ . 2002;101(4):33-40
[PubMed ID: 12152514]