R. T. Wiblin, MD, MS

Portrait
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office: C518-1 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-353-6079

Education

MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
MS, Preventive Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, University of Iowa

Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellow, Clinical Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Diplomate in Infectious Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine

Publications

Hartog, N., Wiblin, R. (2013). Rat Bite Fever: A Difficult Bug To Catch. Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. On line ahead of publication.

Polgreen, P. M., Diekema, D. J., Vandeberg, J., Wiblin, R. T., Chen, Y. Y., David, S., Rasmus, D., Gerdts, N., Ross, A., Katz, L. & Herwaldt, L. A. (2006). Risk factors for groin wound infection after femoral artery catheterization: a case-control study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 27(1), 34-7. PMID: 16418984.

Masoudi, F. A., Foody, J. M., Havranek, E. P., Wang, Y., Radford, M. J., Allman, R. M., Gold, J., Wiblin, R. & Krumholz, H. M. (2006). Trends in acute myocardial infarction in 4 US states between 1992 and 2011: clinical characteristics, quality of care, and outcomes. Circulation, 114, 2806-14.

Nafziger, D. A., Wiblin, R. (2003). Nosocomial Pneumonia. In , R. P. Wenzel (Eds.) Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infections. (4), pp. 312-330. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Sutherland, J. E., Hoehns, J. D., O'Donnell, B. & Wiblin, R. T. (2001). Diabetes management quality improvement in a family practice residency program. J Am Board Fam Pract, 14(4), 243-51. PMID: 11458966.

Saiman, L., Ludington, E., Dawson, J. D., Patterson, J. E., Rangel-Frausto, S., Wiblin, R. T., Blumberg, H. M., Pfaller, M., Rinaldi, M., Edwards, J. E., Wenzel, R. P. & Jarvis, W. (2001). Risk factors for Candida species colonization of neonatal intensive care unit patients. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 20(12), 1119-24. PMID: 11740316.

Schneider, K. M., Wiblin, R. T., Downs, K. S. & O'Donnell, B. E. (2001). Methods for evaluating the provision of well child care. Jt Comm J Qual Improv, 27(12), 673-82. PMID: 11765384.

Saiman, L., Ludington, E., Pfaller, M., Rangel-Frausto, S., Wiblin, R. T., Dawson, J., Blumberg, H. M., Patterson, J. E., Rinaldi, M., Edwards, J. E., Wenzel, R. P. & Jarvis, W. (2000). Risk factors for candidemia in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit patients. The National Epidemiology of Mycosis Survey study group. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 19(4), 319-24. PMID: 10783022.

Kresowik, T. F., Hemann, R. A., Grund, S. L., Hendel, M. E., Brenton, M., Wiblin, R. T., Adams, H. P. & Ellerbeck, E. F. (2000). Improving the outcomes of carotid endarterectomy: results of a statewide quality improvement project. J Vas Surg, 31(5), 918-26. PMID: 10805882.

Ellerbeck, E. F., Kresowik, T. F., Hemann, R. A., Mason, P., Wiblin, R. T. & Marciniak, T. A. (2000). Impact of quality improvement activities on care for acute myocardial infarction. Int J Qual Health Care, 12(4), 305-10. PMID: 10985268.

Marco, F., Lockhart, S. R., Pfaller, M. A., Pujol, C., Rangel-Frausto, M. S., Wiblin, T., Blumberg, H. M., Edwards, J. E., Jarvis, W., Saiman, L., Patterson, J. E., Rinaldi, M. G., Wenzel, R. P. & Soll, D. R. (1999). Elucidating the origins of nosocomial infections with Candida albicans by DNA fingerprinting with the complex probe Ca3. J Clin Microbiol, 37(9), 2817-28. PMID: 10449459.

Rangel-Frausto, M. S., Wiblin, R., Blumberg, H. & et al., (1999). National Epidemiology of Mycosis Survey (NEMIS): variations in rates of Candida bloodstream infections in seven surgical ICUs and six neonatal ICUs. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 29(8), 253-8.

Wiblin, R., Wenzel, R. P. (1998). The infection control committee. In L. A. Herwaldt , M. D. Decker (Eds.) Practical Healthcare Epidemiology. pp. 29-32. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Incorporated.

Pfaller, M. A., Messer, S. A., Houston, A., Rangel-Frausto, M. S., Wiblin, T., Blumberg, H. M., Edwards, J. E., Jarvis, W., Martin, M. A., Neu, H. C., Saiman, L., Patterson, J. E., Dibb, J. C., Roldan, C. M., Rinaldi, M. G. & Wenzel, R. P. (1998). National epidemiology of mycoses survey: a multicenter study of strain variation and antifungal susceptibility among isolates of Candida species. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis, 31(1), 289-96. PMID: 9597389.

Lundberg, J. S., Perl, T. M., Wiblin, T., Costigan, M. D., Dawson, J., Nettleman, M. D. & Wenzel, R. P. (1998). Septic shock: an analysis of outcomes for patients with onset on hospital wards versus intensive care units. Crit Care Med, 26(6), 1020-4. PMID: 9635649.

Wiblin, R., Helms, C. M. & Vaughn, T. E. (1997). The diagnosis of adult sepsis (DRG 416) in rural and urban Iowa hospitals. 35th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, San Francisco, CA.

Wiblin, R. (1997). Nosocomial pneumonia. In R. P. Wenzel (Eds.) Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infections. (3), pp. 807-19. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.

Smith, S., Weber, S., Wiblin, R. & Nettleman, M. (1997). Cost-effectiveness of hepatitis A vaccination in health care workers. Infection Controls & Hospital Epidemiology, 18(10), 688-91.

Wiblin, R., Wenzel, R. P. (1996). Hospital-acquired pneumonia. In J. S. Remington , M. N. Swartz (Eds.) Current Clinical Topics in Infectious Diseases. pp. 194-214. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Science.

Wiblin, R., Wenzel, R. P. (1995). Infection control for oncology. In Kastersky (Eds.) Infectious Complications of Cancer. pp. 83-100. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic.

Wallis, R. S., Fayen, J., Wiblin, T. S., Fujiwara, H. & Ellner, J. J. (1991). Direct mitogenic properties of interleukin-1. J Lab Clin Med, 117(3), 234-40. PMID: 2002280.

Rich, E. A., Cooper, C., Toossi, Z., Leonard, M. L., Stucky, R. M., Wiblin, R. T. & Ellner, J. J. (1991). Requirement for cell-to-cell contact for the immunosuppressive activity of human alveolar macrophages. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol, 4(3), 287-94. PMID: 2001292.