David Weber, MD, MPH
Dr. Weber’s research focuses on hospital-acquired infections, such as antibiotic-resistant pathogens and nosocomial pneumonia, and related prevention measures, including hand hygiene, outbreak surveillance, and disinfection and sterilization practices. His clinical interests also include new and emerging infectious diseases, tuberculosis, bioterrorist agents, and infections in child care centers. Dr. Weber serves as the director of the regulatory core at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute.
- Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- MD, 1977, University of California at San Diego
- MPH, 1985, School of Public Health, Harvard University
- Weber, D. J., Rutala, W. A. (2013). Assessing the risk of disease transmission to patients when there is a failure to follow recommended disinfection and sterilization guidelines. American Journal of Infection Control, 41(5 Supplement), 67-71.
- Rutala, W. A., Weber, D. J. (2013). New developments in reprocessing semicritical items. American Journal of Infection Control, 41(5 Supplement), 60-66.
- Rutalla, W .A., Weber, D. J. (2013) Disinfectants used for environmental disinfection and new room decontamination technology. American Journal of Infection Control, 41(5 Supplement), 36-41.
- Weber, D. J., Rutala, W. A. (2013). Self-disinfecting surfaces: Review of current methodologies and future prospects. American Journal of Infection Control, 41(5 Supplement), 31-35.
- Rutala, W. A., Weber, D. J. (2013) Disinfection and sterilization: An overview. American Journal of Infection Control, 41(5 Supplement), 2-5.
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