• 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

Research

Research summary

Dr. Terence Wuerz, an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, dedicates his research efforts to clinical infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, and optimal antimicrobial use. As a lead investigator in national and international multi-site clinical trials, he explores therapeutic options for various infections, including S. aureus, C. difficile, and COVID-19. Dr. Wuerz is committed to enhancing medical care quality through prudent antimicrobial use and improved communication between healthcare providers and patients.

Research interests

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Clinical infectious diseases
  • Optimal antimicrobial use

Biography

Brief bio

Dr. Terence Wuerz serves as an assistant professor in the departments of Community Health Sciences and Internal Medicine (Section of Infectious Diseases) at the University of Manitoba. After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Manitoba in 2007, he pursued fellowships in internal medicine at Dalhousie University and infectious diseases at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Wuerz also holds a diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene from the University of Alabama and a Master of Sciences in Epidemiology from the University of London. With a background in internist roles in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, he later transitioned to academia, where he continues to advance medical care quality through research and teaching.

Cross-appointments

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

Education

Master of Sciences (Epidemiology), University of London (2018)

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada) - Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba (2012)

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, University of Alabama (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

204-789-3655