Daniel S. Gerber

Professional Title: 
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of the online MPH in Public Health Practice program, and Senior Lecturer
Department: 
Community Health Education
Telephone: 
413-545-1003
Campus Address: 
308 Arnold House
Education: 

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

Research Description: 

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.

Key Publications: 

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.


Daniel Gerber Curriculum Vitae