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Barry Fox

Barry Fox

Expert in most infectious disease topics, especially antibiotic use, hospital-acquired infections and bacterial infections

Clinical professor, medicine and infectious disease School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-8199 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Antibiotic use and overuse
  • Hospital-acquired infections, hospital-associated pneumonia
  • Bacterial infections, meningitis, pneumonia, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus (staph)


  • Madison Magazine TOPDOCS, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
  • Fellow, Infectious Disease Society of America and American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • Director, Antibiotic Stewardship Program for promoting prudent use of antibiotics at UW Hospital