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Panelist: Geoffery Weinberg, MD
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Geoffery Weinberg, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on clinical research in two major areas:

1) Integration of vaccine-preventable disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance (specifically on enteric and respiratory viral pathogens) with research on the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).

2) Clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is currently Chair of the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute Committee for the Care of Children & Adolescents with HIV Infection; Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; and a member of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Management of Pregnant Women & Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission Guidelines.

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