William S. Weintraub

Chief of Cardiology
Director of Christiana Care
Center for Outcomes Research (CCOR)
Member of INBRE Research Committee

Christiana Care

Christiana Care Health Services
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718-6001

Email: wweintraub@christianacare.org
Phone: (302) 733-1200
Fax: (302) 733-4998

Education:
  • B.S. Physics, Summa cum laude, Tufts University, Medford MA 1971
    M.D., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1975

Research Overview:

Dr. Weintraub graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tufts and then received his MD from Johns Hopkins.  He trained in Internal Medicine at Boston University and in Cardiology at Mount Sinai in New York.  After a year as a research fellow, he was appointed to the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 1980.  He relocated to Emory University where he became Associate Professor of Medicine in 1986, and was promoted to Professor of Medicine in 1994.  He also held joint appointments as Professor of Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology.

He retired from Emory in 2005, becoming Professor Emeritus for Medicine and Professor Emeritus of Public Health.  He is currently Professor of Medicine at Jefferson University, Professor of Health Sciences (adjunct) at the University of Delaware as well as head of cardiology at Christiana Care Health System and director of the Christiana Care Center for Outcomes Research.

He was has peer reviewed funding since 1981, and had published over 330 peer-reviewed papers.  He has a long-standing interest in outcomes research, epidemiology and clinical trials in cardiology.  He was most recently the Co-PI and Chairman of the Executive Committee for the COURAGE Trial which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in April, 2007.