Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 690
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-5944
Fax: (585) 273-1104

Professional Bio

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology, immunization, laboratory medicine, and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).



His current research, funded by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (New Vaccine Surveillance Network), is focused on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy

Past work has included 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.

Research Bio

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance, with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).



Past work has included 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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Best Doctors in America 2005 - Present

Awards & Honors (Local)

Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP") 2012 - 2013
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Dept of Pediatrics Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award 2007 - 2008
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP") 2004 - 2005
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP") 2003 - 2004
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP") 2002 - 2003
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award 2001 - 2002
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP") 1998 - 1999

Recent Journal Articles

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2016 Mar
Abedi GR, Prill MM, Langley GE, Wikswo ME, Weinberg GA, Curns AT, Schneider E. "Estimates of Parainfluenza Virus-Associated Hospitalizations and Cost Among Children Aged Less Than 5 Years in the United States, 1998-2010." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 2016 Mar; 5(1):7-13. Epub 2014 Jun 02.
2016 Mar
Weinberg GA. "A Celebration of the Life and Work of Caroline Breese Hall, MD." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 2016 Mar; 5(1):e1-4. Epub 2014 Dec 08.
2016 Feb
Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Roy S, Teel EN, Weinberg GA, Payne DC, Parashar UD, Bowen MD. "Full genome characterization of the first G3P[24] rotavirus strain detected in humans provides evidence of interspecies reassortment and mutational saturation in the VP7 gene." The Journal of general virology. 2016 Feb; 97(2):389-402. Epub 2015 Nov 20.
2015 Nov
Payne DC, Currier RL, Staat MA, Sahni LC, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, Englund JA, Weinberg GA, Boom JA, Szilagyi PG, Klein EJ, Chappell J, Harrison CJ, Davidson BS, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Moffatt MD, McNeal M, Wikswo M, Bowen MD, Morrow AL, Parashar UD. "Epidemiologic Association Between FUT2 Secretor Status and Severe Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Children in the United States." JAMA pediatrics. 2015 Nov; 169(11):1040-5.
2015 Jun 1
Currier RL, Payne DC, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Shirley SH, Halasa N, Boom JA, Englund JA, Szilagyi PG, Harrison CJ, Klein EJ, Weinberg GA, Wikswo ME, Parashar U, Vinjé J, Morrow AL. "Innate Susceptibility to Norovirus Infections Influenced by FUT2 Genotype in a United States Pediatric Population." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2015 Jun 1; 60(11):1631-8. Epub 2015 Mar 05.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

MD | Medicine | Indiana University School of Medicine1982
BS | Biological Sciences | Indiana University1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatrics Infectious Disease at St Louis Children's Hospital07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Residency in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Internship in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital06/01/1982 - 06/30/1983