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George J. Weiner, MD

George J. Weiner, MD

George J. Weiner, MD is the 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 also the Director of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa and the Director of the University of Iowa / Mayo Clinic Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Lymphoma.

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.

Dr. Weiner is chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee for the American Society of Hematology, chair of the Iowa Cancer Control Consortium, and recently completed a 2 year term as chair of the NCI subcommittee A known as the cancer centers parent committee.

Away from work, Dr. Weiner enjoys spending time with his wife and three children as well as jogging, biking, photography, and the occasional scuba dive.