Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD

Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
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Dr. Anne-Catrin Uhlemann is the Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Bacterial Infection
  • Organ Transplant Infections
  • Staphylococcal Infection

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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New York, NY 10032

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Eberhard-Karls University (Germany)
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease

Honors & Awards

2014 - 2017 Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine

2010 - 2013 Paul A. Marks Scholar, Columbia University


Dr. Anne-Catrin Uhlemann's laboratory investigates the evolution of bacterial pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus and carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Research Interests

  • Bacterial evolution
  • Multi-drug resistant infections

Selected Publications

Austin ED, Sullivan SB, Whittier S, Lowy FD, Uhlemann AC. Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Placement Is an Underrecognized Source of Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 6;3(2):ofw072. eCollection 2016 Mar.

Gomez-Simmonds A, Hu Y, Sullivan SB, Wang Z, Whittier S, Uhlemann AC. Evidence from a New York City hospital of rising incidence of genetically diverse carbapenem-resistant Enterobacter cloacae and dominance of ST171, 2007 - 2014. J Antimicrob Chemother 2016; 71(8):2351-3.

Pereira MR, Uhlemann AC. The evolving threat of carbapenem-resistant infections after liver transplantation: The case of Acinetobacter baumannii. Liver Transpl. 2016 May;22(5):579-81.

Gomez-Simmonds A, Greenman M, Sullivan SB, Tanner JP, Sowash MG, Whittier S, Uhlemann AC. Population structure of Klebsiella pneumoniae causing bloodstream infections at a New York City tertiary care hospital: diversification of multidrug-resistant isolates. J Clin Microbiol 2015 Jul;53(7):2060-7.

Uhlemann AC, Dordel J, Knox JR, Raven K, Parkhill J, Holden MT, Peacock SJ, Lowy FD. Molecular tracing of the emergence, diversification and transmission of S. aureus sequence type 8 in a New York community. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014; 111(18):6738-43.

Sowash MG, Uhlemann AC. Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus case studies. Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1085:25-69. Review.

Uhlemann AC, Hafer C, Miko BA, Sowash MG, Sullivan SB, Shu Q, Lowy FD. Emergence of sequence type 398 as a community- and healthcare-associated methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Northern Manhattan. Clin Infect Dis 2013; 57:700-3.

Uhlemann AC, Porcella SF, Trivedi S, Sullivan SB, Hafer C, Kennedy AD, Barbian KD, McCarthy AJ, Street C, Hirschberg DL, Lipkin WI, Lindsay JA, DeLeo FR, Lowy FD. Identification of a highly transmissible animal-independent Staphylococcus aureus ST398 clone with distinct genomic and cell adhesion properties. mBio 2012; 3: e00027-12.

Uhlemann AC, Kennedy AD, Martens C, Porcella SF, Deleo FR, Lowy FD. Toward an understanding of the evolution of Staphylococcus aureus strain USA300 during colonization in community households. Genome Biol Evol 2012; 4:1275-85.

Hafer C, Lin Y, Kornblum J, Lowy FD, Uhlemann AC. Contribution of selected gene mutations to resistance in clinical isolates of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2012; 56:5845-51.

Uhlemann AC, Fidock DA. Loss of malarial susceptibility to artemisinin in Thailand. Lancet 2012 379(9830):1928-30.