$$ Dawn Marie Wetzel, MD Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics/Infectious Disease
Languages Spoken: English,
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine (2005)


New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University (2008), Pediatrics


Yale University School of Medicine (2011), Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Cellular and molecular pathogenesis of leishmaniasis and other parasitic infections
  • Development of novel antiparasitics
  • Host-pathogen interactions

Selected Publications

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2013)
  • American Medical Association (2009)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (2009)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society of America (2009)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2005)

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

Young Physician-Scientist Award - American Society of Clinical Investigation (2013)
IDSA Fellow's Research Award and Travel Grant - Top abstracts by infectious disease fellows-in-training - Infectious Diseases Society of America (2010)
Alexander Berg Prize - Graduating medical student presenting the best research in molecular microbiology - Washington University School of Medicine (2005)
William A. McElroy Award for Undergraduate Research in Biology - Graduating student with the most promise in biological research - Johns Hopkins University (1998)