University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Ann Misch, MD

ASST PROFESSOR (CHS)

INFECTIOUS DISEASE Faculty

UW MED FNDTN CENTENNIAL BLDG
1685 HIGHLAND AVE
MADISON, WI 53705-2281

(608) 261-1563

education

  • John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland – MD
  • John Hopkins University School of Medicine – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington – Fellowship in Infectious Disease

professional activities

Dr. Misch is a faculty member in the Division of Infectious Disease within the Department of Medicine. She is active in medical education, and one of the University of Wisconsin Global Health Pathway faculty and leads the self-directed learning curriculum.

clinical specialties

She has a strong interest in tuberculosis, leprosy, neglected tropical diseases (Buruli ulcer), and concepts of justice in Western vs non-Western societies, and health equity. 

research interests

Dr. Misch's research has focused on how genes in the TLR pathway modulate susceptibility to Mycobacteria and Legionella.  Her current research interests include bacterial infections following organ transplantation, the epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria, and access to organ transplantation among disadvantaged populations in the United States.