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Expert in Rheumatology (Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis)

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Dr weaver has bee the primary investigator on over 115 clinical trials on emerging therapies for gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. He has published over 150 articles and abstracts in peer reviewed journals and has given over 1700 presentations throughout the USA and outside of the USA on the above topics. He is or has been on multiple pharmaceutical advisory boards and serves as a consultant for multiple companies. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.



anti-inflammatory drug


antiarthritis drug


antirheumatic agent




arthritis treatment






gout suppressant




immunosuppressive drug


non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent




rheumatic disease


rheumatoid arthritis




uric acid



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Duluth, Minnesota;  and Saint Cloud, Minnesota.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1966   BS, MD, MS(medicine)   Medicine   Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota   Hench Award in Rheumatology
1966   MS(medicine)   Medicine   University of Minnesota  
1962   MD   Medicine   Northwestern University Medical School   Alpha Omega Alpha
1958   BS(distinction)   biology and chemistry   University of Nebraska   Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to





Consultant/speaker/advisor to industry


Expert is a Clinical Prefessor Medicine Emeritus at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and lectures extensively on the treatment and emerging therapies of rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis. He serves on multiple medical advisory boards and as a consultant to industry.

2002 to 2008


University of Nebraska Medical Center




Clinical Professor of Medicine


Teaching medical residents in addition to above mentioned activities

1968 to 2002


Arthritis Center of Nebraska


Clinical research


Clinical rheumatologist and clinical trialist


Very active clinical rheumatology practice and primary investigator on over 115 clinical research protocols on emerging rheumatologic agents. Active as well in the American College of Rheumatology and served as President in 1996-1997

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has over 150 publications and abstracts in peer reviewed medical journals

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1966 to 1968   US Army   Captain Medical Corps   Chief of Rheumatology and Asst Chief Dept Medicine Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region  
Japan, UK, Austria, France, Spain, Sweden,Canada  

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Market Research:
Consult on a regular basis with the pharmaceutical industry re emerging trends in rheumatologic treatments and emerging therapies. Have served as a consultant and on medical advisory boards of over 30 companies.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

I have given over 1700 presentations all over the USA and outside of the USA. Have developed multiple slide lecture kits, web based seminars, etc. Too numerous to list! CV includes all of these an can be sent by e-mail as is in excess of 85 pages!


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