Voting Member: Robert A. Weinstein, MD
Robert A. Weinstein, MD; Former Chair, Department of Medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Chief Academic Officer, The C. Anderson Hedberg, MD Professor of Internal Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL.
Dr. Weinstein has been involved in the treatment and research of antimicrobial agents for over 30 years working in academic settings such as the University of Chicago, as an infectious disease physician at Michael Reese Hospital and Cook County Hospital and as the Chairman of committees for anti-infectives, drug and antibiotic formularies, and infection prevention. He has developed new methods to improve patient care and safety with a focus on infection prevention and proper antimicrobial use. He has published extensively on adverse outcomes stemming from the inappropriate use of antibiotics and on methods to improve the use of antimicrobials in patients in various healthcare settings.