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.
Dr. Weber received his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University, his Medical Degree (M.D.) from the University of California, San Diego, a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Harvard University, and completed his medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Critical Care Medicine, and Preventive Medicine. He is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (FIDSA) and fellow of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (FSHEA).