Gail Weinmann ’67
Dr. Gail Weinmann recently retired as the deputy director of the Division of Lung Diseases, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH). She was immediately rehired to work on setting up programs defining and testing treatments for Post Acute Sequelae of SARS CoV2 infection (PASC), more commonly called “Long COVID.” At NIH, Dr. Weinmann had responsibility for strategic planning of and fostering and managing a broad range of research on pulmonary conditions, from basic, bench research to clinical trials. Prior to joining NIH, Dr. Weinmann conducted NIH supported research on the health effects of ground level ozone at Johns Hopkins University, where she had faculty appointments in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Medicine. Dr. Weinmann received her MD from Weill Cornell University Medical College and did her post graduate training at Georgetown University, University of California, San Francisco, Cardiovascular Research Institute, also in San Francisco, and Johns Hopkins.