B. S., University of New York College at Buffalo, 1976; M.P.H., Hunter College, 1982; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1995
Area(s) of Specialization:
Community Health, Partnership, Adult Learning
In 1996 following up on his dissertation research of how to establish community health partnerships, Dr. Gerber followed the pedagogy developed and has established partnerships throughout Massachusetts for undergraduate and graduate public health programs. He was inducted into the Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society in 2011 and nominated to be spotlighted in 2012. To learn about his research for successful pedagogy for undergraduate and graduate public health education, view the Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society spotlight website. Today, Dr. Gerber is the School's Academic Dean. His most recent accomplishment (2011) is being the Principal Investigator for a $2.4 million Public Health Training Center grant.
Cheryl Lynn Addy, Daniel Shea Gerber, David Thomas Dyjack, Connie J (editors), Undergraduate Education for Public Health in the United States, Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion, 2015.
Megan Griffin , Gloria T. DiFulvio , and Dan Gerber. Benefits of peer advising in a Public Heath Sciences Undergraduate Program. Undergraduate Education for Public Health in the United States, Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion, 2015.
Gerber, D, & Koerbel, L. Undergraduate Degree in Public Health Sciences, Bachelor in Science & 4 Plus 1 BS/MPH. AAC&U/APTR Website, 2011.
Stevens, K, Gerber, D, & Hendra, R.. Transformational Learning through Prior Learning Assessment. "Higher Education Outreach and Engagement", Adult Education Quarterly Vol 60 No 4, August 2010, pp. 377-404.