Michael Weaver

Michael Weaver

Medical Director, Forensic Care Program, St. Luke’s Health System


Michael Weaver, MD, FACEP, served as Medical Director for St. Luke’s Hospital’s Sexual Assault Treatment Center in Kansas City, Missouri, from 1980 to 2021. St. Luke’s Hospital established the first private Sexual Assault Treatment Center in the country and was part of the first and largest Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) in 1974. He is currently Medical Director of the Clinical Forensic Care Program. Dr Weaver was a founding member of the Kansas City Interdisciplinary Response to Sexual Assault (KCIRSA), and a founding Board member for End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI).

Dr. Weaver was a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians task force that developed and published Evaluation and Management of the Sexually Assaulted or Sexually Abused Patient. He has lectured for several organizations including the National College of District Attorneys; participated in a video on Presenting Medical Evidence at Trialdeveloped by the US Department of Justice, National Judicial Education Program; and worked with the Department of Justice’s, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to develop their National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Exams (SAFE). He received recognition from the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department for his efforts to improve care of sexual assault victims and was the recipient of the 2005 Visionary Award from the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN).