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Sarah A. Schmalzle, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Chief, Center of Infectious Disease Ambulatory Practice

Additional Title:

Assistant Program Director of Infectious Disease Fellowship, Medical Director of THRIVE program


IHV Rm. N147

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Education and Training

Medical School- Sidney Kimmel (formerly Jefferson) Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Residency- University of Maryland School of Medicine
Fellowship- University of Maryland School of Medicine

Research/Clinical Keywords

HIV/AIDS medicine, HIV prevention, medical education, antimicrobial stewardship

Highlighted Publications

Dickinson SA, Fantry LE. Use of Dual-Energy Absorptiometry (DXA) in HIV-Infected Patients. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care. 2012;11(4):239-44.

Schmalzle S, Rufael-Wolde D, Gilliam B. Diarrhea, Anasarca, and Severe Hypoalbuminemia in an AIDS patient. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60(8):1241,1281-3.

Schmalzle SA, Buchwald UK, Gilliam BL, Riedel DJ. Cryptococcus neoformans Infection in Malignancy. Mycoses 2016. doi: 10.1111/myc.12496

Heil E, Bork J, Schmalzle SA, Kleinberg M, Kewalramani A, Gilliam B, Buchwald, U. Implementation of an Infectious Disease Fellow Managed Penicillin Allergy Skin Testing Service. Open Forum Infect Dis 2016. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw155


Bazuaye-Ekwuyasi E, Chow RTP, Schmalzle SA. An atypical subacute presentation of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2017;7(4):269-274.


Schmalzle SA, Stephanie S. Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi osteomyelitis in a young adult with sickle cell and thalassemia traits: a possible association. IDCases 2018. Doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2018.e00478.

Schmalzle SA, Tabatabai A, Mazzeffi M, Matta A, Hollis A, Zubrow M, Rajagopal K, Thom K, Scalea T. Recreational ‘mud fever’: Leptospira interrogans induced diffuse alveolar hemorrhage and severe acute respiratory distress syndrome in a U.S. Navy seaman following ‘mud-run’ in Hawaii. IDCases 2019. 15:e00529. Doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2019.e00529.