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Kelsey L. Witherspoon, MD

Assistant Professor

Kelsey Witherspoon

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School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Divisions
Infectious Diseases Fellowships

Kelsey L. Witherspoon, MD

Assistant Professor

Fellowship: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: Kansas University School of Medicine-Wichita
Medical School: Kansas University School of Medicine-Wichita

Teaching Interests

  • Infectious Disease & Epidemiology

Research Focus

Infection Prevention, Epidemiology, Public Health

Department

Medicine

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Society of Healthcare Epidemiology Annual Meeting
    Witherspoon, K.L., S. Day. (April 15, 2021). “Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 on an Inpatient Hospital Prison Unit” Poster Presentation presented at: Society of Healthcare Epidemiology Annual Meeting; Virtual Conference 2021
  • American College of Physicians
    Witherspoon, K.L., Badgett, R.G. (October 11, 2018). “When it Isn’t Sepsis: A Case Report of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis” Poster presented at: American College of Physicians: Kansas Chapter Meeting; Lenexa, KS, USA 2018
  • American College of Physicians
    Witherspoon, K.L., Badgett, R.G. (October 11, 2017). “Are Antibiotics Beneficial After Incision & Drainage of Skin Abscesses - A Network Meta-Analysis” Poster presented at: American College of Physicians: Kansas Chapter Meeting; Wichita, KS, USA 2017

Presentations

  • VAMC Internal Medicine Department Monthly Journal Club 2/8/2022 Veterans Affairs Medical Center Nebraska-Western Iowa – Omaha, NE 2022
  • “CDC STI 2021 Treatment Guidelines Update” IM Grand Rounds 10/6/2021 Creighton University Medical Center – Omaha, NE 2021
  • “A Cluster of COVID-19 Cases on an Inpatient Hospital Unit Involving Multiple Modes 4/15/2021 of Transmission” Society of Healthcare Epidemiology Annual Meeting (SHEA) 2021 Annual Meeting 2021
  • Witherspoon, K.L., S. Day. (April 15, 2021). “Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 on an Inpatient Hospital Prison Unit” Poster Presentation presented at: Society of Healthcare Epidemiology Annual Meeting; Virtual Conference 2021
  • “Examining the Evidence behind COVID-19 Aerosolized Transmission” 11/23/2020 Central Ohio Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2020
  • “Admission Urine Cultures at Dodd Hospital & Antibiotic Prescribing Practices” 10/14/2020 The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Columbus, OH 2020
  • “An Overview of the Impact of Global Warming & Infectious Diseases” 2/14/2020 Medical Students for a Sustainable Future Guest Lecturer The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Columbus, OH 2020
  • “Exploring the Evidence Behind the National STI Epidemic” IM Grand Rounds 5/23/2019 University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita, KS 2019
  • Witherspoon, K.L., Badgett, R.G. (October 11, 2018). “When it Isn’t Sepsis: A Case Report of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis” Poster presented at: American College of Physicians: Kansas Chapter Meeting; Lenexa, KS, USA 2018
  • “Prevention of Recurrent Skin & Soft Tissue Infections“ IM Grand Rounds 2/2018 University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita, KS 2018
  • Witherspoon, K.L., Badgett, R.G. (October 11, 2017). “Are Antibiotics Beneficial After Incision & Drainage of Skin Abscesses - A Network Meta-Analysis” Poster presented at: American College of Physicians: Kansas Chapter Meeting; Wichita, KS, USA 2017

Awards

  • Top Oral Abstract Presentation – Society of Healthcare Epidemiology Annual Meeting
    Society of Healthcare Epidemiology
  • Mahlon H. Delp, MD Resident of the Year
  • Chien Liu, MD Award for Outstanding ID Abstract – Kansas ACP Chapter Meeting
    Kansas American College of Physicians