Hyper Light Technologies Appoints David J. Weber to Join the Scientific Advisory Board
Cary, NC, June 6, 2017 – Hyper Light Technologies announced the appointment of David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, FRSM Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, as a Scientific Advisor.
Dr. Weber specializes in the advanced study and treatment of infectious diseases. He currently has several roles within the UNC Health Care system, including: Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine, and Professor of Epidemiology in the UNC School of Public Health. Dr. Weber serves as the Associate Chief Medical Officer for UNC Health Care. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Departments of Hospital Epidemiology (Infection Control), Occupational Health, and Environmental Health and Safety for the UNC Health Care System. He is Associate Director of the North Carolina Statewide Infection Control Program (SPICE) and serves as Director of the Regulatory Core for the UNC Clinical Translational Research Award.
He is lead author and has published more than 200 scientific papers in peer-reviewed publications. In addition, he has published 4 monographs and more than 200 book chapters, editorials, and short papers. He currently serves as Associate Editor for Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE).
He is a world-renowned key opinion leader in infectious disease. His ultimate professional goal is to eliminate all preventable healthcare-associated infections.
“By drawing on his years of experience and his thought leadership in the field, David will provide unique insights into how our technology can yield the highest benefit in terms of irradiating Healthcare Acquired Infections.” said C.G. Gillooly, CEO.
With the appointment of David J. Weber, Hyper Light Technologies will continue to build its Scientific Advisory Board, filling it with some of the most forward-thinking and preeminent scientists.
About Hyper Light Technologies
Hyper Light is a privately held, technology platform company located near Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Our mission is to transform today’s current disinfection approaches by harnessing UV light to combat pathogens. For more information, visit hplight.com.