EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY
In Service to Others
Dr. Michael Weiner is a pediatric oncologist, philanthropist and author. In addition to other prestigious positions, he serves as the head of Pediatric Oncology and Vice-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics for Columbia University Irving Medical Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has made significant contributions in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with leukemia and lymphoma and is nationally recognized as a leader in the field.
Philanthropy and Charitable Giving
Michael founded the Hope & Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. 25 years ago to support patients, families, special programs, and research at Columbia. His other charitable endeavors include board membership on the Children’s Board at Columbia, Ronald McDonald Charities of New York, Medical Advisory Committee of Hyundai Hope on Wheels, and consultancy for the Valerie Fund charity of New Jersey. Dr. Weiner has deep knowledge of all aspects of philanthropy and charitable giving.
Dr. Weiner is also an author. His recent book “Living Cancer: Stories of an Oncologist, Father and Survivor” is an Amazon bestseller. He has edited several medical textbooks and as is the process of completing “Images of the Babies Hospital”, a chronicle of the fourth-oldest children’s hospital in the United States.