Medical Leadership

David Weinberg, MD, MSc

David Weinberg
  • Chairman, Internal Medicine
  • Audrey Weg Schaus and Geoffrey Alan Weg Chair in Medical Science

David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc, serves as the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and the Director of Gastroenterology. Appointed Department Chair in 2008, he is a Senior Member of both the Medical Science and Population Science Divisions.

His research centers on the prevention and control of gastrointestinal malignancies with a particular interest in biomarkers potentially relevant to colorectal and esophageal cancers and in novel methods to promote cancer screening utilization. He currently holds research support from the National Institutes of Health, the pharmaceutical industry, and philanthropic organizations. He continues to maintain an active clinical practice in general gastroenterology.

Dr. Weinberg received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Yale University and his MD from Cornell University Medical College, where he earned the Research Thesis Award and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society. He served his internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and then his Gastroenterology fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania. Concurrently, he was a National Research Service Award fellow in cancer epidemiology earning a masters’ degree in epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania.