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Chief Medical Officer

Lindsay Weaver, M.D., FACEP

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Lindsay Weaver joined the Indiana Department of Health as chief medical officer February 3, 2020. She brings to the role a passion for both emergency medicine and end-of-life care.

Dr. Weaver is an assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and practices emergency medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She is board certified in both emergency medicine and hospice and palliative care medicine.

She earned her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Kentucky and graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She received residency training in emergency medicine and fellowship training in hospice and palliative medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and she completed a fellowship in ethics at the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics at Indiana University Health.

She has served as quality director for the department of emergency medicine and physician lead for the system sepsis steering committee at IU Health. She also served as executive director for the Indiana Patient Preference Coalition and as president of the Indiana Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians.

As Chief Medical Officer at the Department, Dr. Weaver provides clinical input across the agency in addition to working closely with the Divisions of Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Minority Health, and Oral Health.

Dr. Weaver and her husband have five daughters.