Graduate School
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH, 1997-2002
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2003-2005
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2005-2008

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Dr. Norma Perez clinical interests are in HIV and international/global health.

Research Interests

Her current research interests are in HIV and HPV (human papilloma virus).


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.

Alamarat ZI, Babic J, Tran TT, et al. Long-Term Compassionate Use of Cefiderocol To Treat Chronic Osteomyelitis Caused by Extensively Drug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Extended-Spectrum-β-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Pediatric Patient. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020;64(4):e01872-19. Published 2020 Mar 24. doi:10.1128/AAC.01872-19

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.

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.

Al Hammoud R, Murphy JR, Perez N. Imported Congenital Rubella Syndrome, United States, 2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018;24(4):800-1. doi: 10.3201/eid2404.171540. PubMed PMID: 29553333; PMCID: PMC5875265.

Contreras GA, Rodriguez G, Del Bianco G, Benjamins L, Murphy J, Heresi G, Perez N. Time from initiation of antiretroviral therapy to viral suppression in a Cohort of Perinatally HIV Infected Children and Adolescents: a dynamic performance indicator for pediatric HIV care. Clin Infect Dis. 2017.