Graduate School
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, 1975
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 1990-1991
University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX , 1994-1996

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Dr. Heresi is the Division Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.  Her clinical interests are the New Antibiotics in Pediatrics and Antibiotics in Stewardship Development

Research Interests

Her primary research interest is HIV, Clinical Trials, and new Antibiotics in Pediatrics,


Commander SJ, Gao J, Zinkhan EK, Heresi G, Courtney SE, Lavery AP, Delmore P, Sokol G, Moya FR, Benjamin D, Bumpass TG, CCRA., Debski J, Erinjeri J, Sharma G, Tracy E, Smith PB, Cohen-Wolkowiez M, Hornik CP. Safety of Metronidazole in Late Pre-term and Term Infants with Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2020. doi: 10.1097.

Alamarat Z, Perez N, Wootton S, Kamdar A, Smith K, Heresi G, Chang ML. Murine Typhus Outbreak Presenting at Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children During SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2020. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002947.

Al Hammoud A, Aneji C, Heresi G, Murphy J, Perez N. Perinatal HIV-1 Infection in an Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2020. doi: 10.1097.

Lee K, Heresi G, Al Hammoud R. Norwegian Scabies in a Patient with Down Syndrome. Journal of Pediatrics. 2019;209:253- e1.

Alramadhan M, Heresi G, Flores AR. Severe emm89 Group A Streptococcal Disease Characterized by Toxic Shock and Endocarditis. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases. 2019;2019:4 pages. doi:

Zakhour R, Mancias P, Heresi G, Perez N. Transverse Myelitis and Guillain-Barre Syndrome Associated with Cat-Scratch Disease, Texas, USA, 2011. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018;24(9):1754-5. doi: 10.3201/eid2409.180008. PubMed PMID: 30124417; PMCID: PMC6106413.