Judith Anesi, MD

Judith Anesi, MD
Associate Fellow

Instructor of Medicine at Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Public Health Interests

Infectious Disease



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Judith Anesi, MD is an Instructor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Anesi is an epidemiologist whose research focuses on the clinical and molecular epidemiology of bacterial infections among solid organ transplant recipients. In particular, she focuses on donor-derived bacterial infections and multidrug-resistant organisms. The overarching goal is to improve the detection, prevention, and treatment of such infectious complications among transplant donors and recipients.

Select Publications:

Anesi JA, Blumberg EA, Abbo LM: Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent surgical site infections in solid organ transplantation. Transplantation 102(1): 21-34, Jan 2018.

Anesi JA, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Bilker WB, Omorogbe J, Dankwa L, Wheeler M, Tolomeo P, Han JHH, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: Poor clinical outcomes associated with community-onset urinary tract infections due to extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 39(12): 1431-1435, Dec 2018.

Anesi JA, Goldberg DS: Maximizing utilization of the donor pool by appropriate classification of hepatitis C antibody positive donors. American Journal of Transplantation 17(11): 2757-2758, Nov 2017.

Anesi JA, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Bilker WB, Wheeler M, Tolomeo P, Han JH: Clinical and molecular characterization of community-onset urinary tract infections due to extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 37(12): 1433-1439, Dec 2016.