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George J. Weiner, MD

George J. Weiner, MD

George J. Weiner, MD is the Director of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa.  He also serves as C.E. Block Chair of Cancer Research, Professor of Internal Medicine, and a faculty member in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Immunology at the University of Iowa. He is the Director of the University of Iowa / Mayo Clinic Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Lymphoma, President of the Association of American Cancer Institutes and President of the Iowa Cancer Consortium.

Dr. Weiner obtained his undergraduate education from Johns Hopkins University, his medical degree at The Ohio State University, his Internal Medicine Training at the Medical College of Ohio and his Oncology and Hematology training at The University of Michigan where he also trained in tumor immunology. He has been a faculty member at the University of Iowa since 1989. Dr. Weiner is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology.

Away from work, Dr. Weiner enjoys spending time with his family, jogging, cycling, photography, and the occasional scuba dive.