Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner, MD

Professor of Medicine


Michael Weiner received his M.D. from the Duke University School of Medicine and completed residency and fellowship training in General Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University. He received his M.P.H degree in Health Policy and Management from Johns Hopkins. He joined Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and the faculty of the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1999. Since 2010, he has been Chief of Health Services Research & Development at the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Weiner is Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Director of the Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, Director of Regenstrief Institute's William M. Tierney Center for Health Services Research, and Principal Investigator of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development Center for Health Information and Communication.

Dr. Weiner's clinical and health-services research focuses on measuring and improving the quality, coordination, and delivery of health services, especially for older adults.  He studies the effects of health information and information technology on behaviors, clinicians' practices, and patients' outcomes. He has conducted studies of specialty referral, patient-physician videoconferencing, and other forms of telecommunication to improve health care.  Study methods have included cohort studies, clinical trials, surveys, and focus groups.  Current research includes the development, implementation, and study of information systems to promote clinical handoffs, management of medications, patient-centered care, health information exchange, and clinical decision support.


(317) 274-9026 

General Internal Medicine
Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, Regenstrief Institute 1101 W. 10th St
Indianapolis , IN 46202


Titles & Appointments

  • Department of Medicine Investigator in Health Services Research
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Health Services Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
  • Director, IU Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research
  • Director, VA HSR&D Center for Health Information and Communication