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Stanley H. Weiss, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Newark
Biography
Professional awards include the Wade Hampton Frost Lectureship award from the Epidemiology Section of the American Public Health Association (2015), the NJ Public Health Association’s (NJPHA) highest award – the Dennis J. Sullivan Award (2012), the NJPHA Dr. Ezra Mundy Hunt Award (2007), the first recipient of the American Lung Association of NJ’s “CAREforAIRnj Award for Community Outreach/Action/Advocacy, the “Cancer Liaison Physician Outstanding Performance Award” from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (2010), the Prostate Net’s “In the Know” National Award (2007), the UMDNJ School of Public Health “Faculty Community Service Award”(2007), and the first of the American Society of Clinical Oncology “Travel Awards” for outstanding work (1985). At NJMS, he was elected to membership in Sigma Xi chapter (1992) and as a Faculty member to the Alpha Omega Alpha [¿O¿] Honor Medical Society, Beta Chapter (inducted 2003). For the latter, he has served as an officer as the Assistant Secretary/Treasurer since 2006, and helped to develop its Research Award, the first award of its nature in the US. Dr Stanley H. Weiss graduated from Yale (1974, BA, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard Medical School (1978, MD). He did a residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore in the Bronx, and fellowships at the National Cancer Institute in Medical Oncology and in Epidemiology.
Research Interests
As a faculty member, I teach an advanced course in chronic & infectious diseases epidemiology including the critical analysis of medical literature & teach in our departmental courses for medical students, and I extensively serve as preceptor for student research projects ranging from various electives at UMDNJ to summer research to MPH thesis work,. My present research focus on epidemiologic studies, formal evaluation of community-based efforts and public policy matters, with a particular focus on cancer, asthma, HIV and other infectious agents, health literacy, health disparities, and research regulation.
As a faculty member, I teach an advanced course in chronic & infectious diseases epidemiology including the critical analysis of medical literature & teach in our departmental courses for medical students, and I extensively serve as preceptor for student research projects ranging from various electives at UMDNJ to summer research to MPH thesis work,. My present research focus on epidemiologic studies, formal evaluation of community-based efforts and public policy matters, with a particular focus on cancer, asthma, HIV and other infectious agents, health literacy, health disparities, and research regulation.
Dr. Weiss’ research focuses on epidemiology, public health, study design and methodology, evaluation, policy issues and interdisciplinary studies and projects. These have primarily been related to cancer, asthma, retroviruses including HIV/AIDS and HTLV, infectious diseases, methodological and policy issues, and bioethics. In addition, he is the PI of several community-outreach initiatives (including the implementation and evaluation of structured tool sets for individuals to improve their health) and PI/co-PI of a series of studies concerning asthma with key new understanding of asthma epidemiology as well as policy implications.
Hepatology, Epidemiology, Cancer, Public Health
Hepatology, Epidemiology, Cancer, Public Health

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