Dr. Weaver received an M.S. in Anatomy and M.D. from the Oregon Health and Science University. He then completed an internship in Milwaukee County General Hospital. Dr. Weaver then completed a pediatrics residency at the Oregon Health and Science University, a fellowship in human genetics at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, and a second fellowship in metabolic diseases, again at the Oregon Health and Science University.
Dr. Weaver is certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and in clinical genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics.
Dr. Weaver served as Director of Clinical Genetics Services, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine from 1976-2005. He continues to actively provide genetic evaluations and counseling to patients and their families. He is also the medical director of the Indiana University Marfan Syndrome Program, a clinic for those with connective tissue problems. He also served as the Medical Director of the Masters Genetic Counseling Program from 1991 to 2005 and for 20 years as the course director for the medical student medical genetics course.
In 1992, Dr. Weaver received The Edwin L. Gresham, M.D. Recognition Award from the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics for advancing the care of newborn infants. He also received the Indiana University Board of Trustees’ Teaching Award in 2002, and has been included in the Castle Connolly Guide to America’s Top Doctors from 2002-2017.
Dr. Weaver's research interests include investigating the mechanisms producing birth defects, and recognizing and advancing our knowledge of new and currently known genetics syndromes.