• Portrait of Terry Wuerz
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Departments Community Health Sciences
    Room C5002 - 1, 409 Tache Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2A6

    Phone: 204-237-2948
    Fax: 204-233-7125
    twuerz@hsc.mb.ca

Cross-appointments

Internal Medicine (Section of Infectious Diseases), Max Rady College of Medicine

Accepting graduate students

  • Master’s - No
  • PhD - No

Research summary

While Dr. Wuerz is primarily a clinician educator, he collaborates broadly on clinical research in the fields of clinical infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, and optimal antimicrobial use. He is a lead investigator for national and international multi-site clinical trials investigating therapeutic options for bacterial and viral infections, including S. aureus, C. difficile, and COVID-19.

Biography

Dr. Terence Wuerz is an assistant professor in community health sciences and internal medicine (section of infectious diseases) at the University of Manitoba.

After completing his clinical training he worked for three years in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories as an internist. His areas of clinical expertise include tuberculosis, general infectious diseases and tropical medicine.

Dr. Wuerz has an interest in improving the quality of medical care through wiser antimicrobial use and more effective communication between health care providers and patients. He is on the board of directors for the Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety and also leads a multidisciplinary working group hoping to create an integrated clinical antimicrobial stewardship program within acute care hospitals in Winnipeg.

Education

  • Master of Sciences (Epidemiology), University of London (2018)
  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, University of Alabama (2012)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada) - Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba (2012)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada) - Internal Medicine, Dalhousie University (2011)
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Manitoba (2007)
  • Bachelor of Sciences, University of Manitoba (2003)

Contact us

Community Health Sciences
Max Rady College of Medicine
Room S113 - 750 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3 Canada

204-789-3473
204-789-3905