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Medicine Grand Rounds Dr. David Weber presents: “Covid-19 Update”
May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. David Jay Weber is currently the Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology, at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. Dr. Weber received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego in 1977, a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University in 1985, and completed his medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1985. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Critical Care Medicine, and Preventive Medicine. Dr. Weber serves as an Associate Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of Infection Prevention for the UNC Medical Center. He is the Vice President of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and the Deputy Editor of Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Vaccine. Dr. Weber has published more than 525 scientific papers in the peer-reviewed literature cited in PubMed and more than 650 total papers and chapters. He is a member of the CDC working groups on Orthopox virus vaccines, Ebola vaccines, Elimination of TB, Occupational Health for Healthcare Personnel, and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. His research interests include the epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections, disinfection, and sterilization, new and emerging infectious diseases (highly communicable pathogens including SARS-CoV-2, newly emerging pathogens including Candida auris), response to biothreats, nontuberculous mycobacteria, control of drug-resistant pathogens immunization practices, zoonotic diseases, and epidemiology of tuberculosis.