Director, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chair, Department of Oncology
Georgetown University Medical Center
Dr. Weiner has been the Director of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2008 and holds the Francis L. and Charlotte G. Gragnani Chair and Professor of Oncology at Georgetown University.
Dr. Weiner earned his bachelor degree in biology with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After completing his internship, residency, and service as chief medical resident at the University of Vermont’s Medical Center Hospital, he held clinical and research fellowships in hematology and oncology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
Prior to joining Lombardi, Dr. Weiner served as chairman of the Medical Oncology Department and vice president for Translational Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. He held an endowed chair in medical science and was the driving force behind developing an immunnotherapy laboratory and clinical programs, as well as establishing the Center’s medical oncology fellowship program. Dr. Weiner also served as professor in the Department of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.
As Director of Lombardi, Chair of the Department of Oncology, associate Vice President of Georgetown University Medical Center, and Clinical Director of Cancer Services at Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Weiner is responsible for the operation and development of the cancer center, including its educational, research and clinical missions. The clinical mission includes co-charing the Medstar-Georgetown Network in the Metropolitan Washington area. Dr. Weiner is known for his laboratory and clinical research focusing on new therapeutic approaches that mobilize the patient’s immune system to fight cancer using monoclonal antibodies and other modalities of therapy.