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 Sep 20
Levin MJ, Lindsey JC, Kaplan SS, Schimana W, Lawrence J, McNeal MM, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, Ogwu A, Mpabalwani EM, Sato P, Siberry G, Nelson M, Hille D, Weinberg GA, Weinberg A. "Safety and immunogenicity of a live attenuated pentavalent rotavirus vaccine in HIV-exposed infants with or without HIV infection in Africa." AIDS. 2016 Sep 20; Epub 2016 Sep 20.
2016 Sep 1
Bowen MD, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Teel EN, Gautam R, Sturgeon M, Azimi PH, Baker CJ, Bernstein DI, Boom JA, Chappell J, Donauer S, Edwards KM, Englund JA, Halasa NB, Harrison CJ, Johnston SH, Klein EJ, McNeal MM, Moffatt ME, Rench MA, Sahni LC, Selvarangan R, Staat MA, Szilagyi PG, Weinberg GA, Wikswo ME, Parashar UD, Payne DC. "Rotavirus Strain Trends During the Postlicensure Vaccine Era: United States, 2008-2013." The Journal of infectious diseases. 2016 Sep 1; 214(5):732-8. Epub 2016 Jun 14.
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.

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