Johannes W. Vieweg, MD
F.A.C.S. Founding Dean/Professor of Surgery, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University
Dr. Johannes Vieweg is a Professor and founding Dean of the Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Previously, he was the founding Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Florida. Dr. Vieweg received his medical degree from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Much of Dr. Vieweg’s career-long scientific activity has centered on the investigation and clinical testing of genetically engineered tumor vaccines, the discovery of universal tumor antigens and the modulation of immunosuppressive T cells and myeloid cells. He also made significant contributions by discovering novel pathway-targeted interventions and developing novel prediction models for therapeutic response. More recent research interests are aligned with the field of public health, prevention medicine, implementation science, and comparative effectiveness research in academic and community-based settings.