Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

Associate Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Medical School

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics-Sub-board Infectious Disease


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center-Pediatrics


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society

Infectious Disease Society of America

Selected Research

Guimera D, Trizl J, Joyner J, Hysmith ND. Effectiveness of a shielded ultraviolet C air disinfection system in an inpatient pharmacy of a tertiary care children's hospital. Am J Infect Control. 2017 Aug 30. pii: S0196-6553(17)30942-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.07.026.

Flerlage T, Qvarnstrom Y, Noh J, Devincenzo JP, Madni A, Bagga B, Hysmith NDAngiostrongylus cantonensis eosinophilic meningitis in an infant, Tennessee, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Oct. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2310.170978

Hysmith ND, Kaplan EL, Cleary PP, Johnson DR, Penfound TA, Dale JB. Prospective Longitudinal Analysis of Immune Responses in Pediatric Subjects After Pharyngeal Acquisition of Group A Streptococci. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017:6.

Dale JB, Niedermeyer SE, Agbaosi T, Hysmith ND, Penfound TA, Hohn CM, Pullen M, Bright MI, Murrell DS, Shenep LE, Courtney HS. Protective Immunogenicity of Group A Streptococcal M-Related Protein. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2015; 22(3):344-50. PMID:25630406