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Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
Medical Director, UNC Hospitals’ Departments of Hospital Epidemiology (Infection Prevention)
Associate Chief Medical Officer, UNC Health Care


M.D., University of California at San Diego, 1977
M.P.H., School of Public Health, Harvard University, 1985

Board Certifications

National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1980
American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1983
American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Instructor, 1985
Diplomate, Infectious Disease Boards, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988
Diplomate, Critical Care Medicine Boards, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991
Diplomate, Preventive Medicine Boards, American Academy of Preventive Medicine, 1992

Research Summary

Dr. Weber’s research interests include hospital-associated (nosocomial) infections especially antibiotic-resistant pathogens, surveillance, disinfection and sterilization, nosocomial pneumonia, hand hygiene, and outbreak investigations. Other research interests include new and emerging infectious diseases (Pfiesteria, CJD, Norwalk agent, Candida auris, CRE), infections in child care centers, tuberculosis, and bioterrorist agents.

Through his roles as medical director of hospital epidemiology and associate chief medical officer of UNC Health Care, Dr. Weber works to prevent hospital-acquired infections in patients and staff at UNC Hospitals.  He is the Chair of UNC Hospitals’ Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee. Standing Orders Committee, and Anti-Infectives Subcommittee.  He is a Chair of the UNC IRB.  He is the Medical Director of the UNC Statewide Program in Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE) and NC Department of Health’s TB Advisory Committee.


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David Weber, MD, MPH