Department of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Occupational Medicine Faculty
Fredric E. Gerr, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Health
Dr. Gerr's current research interests include work related musculoskeletal disorders including an ongoing prospective epidemiologic study of hand and arm disorders among computer users and development of new diagnostic tests for carpal tunnel syndrome; occupational neurotoxicity, clinical and epidemiological investigation of heavy metal toxicity, clinical occupational medicine.
Honors, Awards, and Organizations
- Delta Omega Honorary Society, 2000
- National Safety Council/ANSI Z-365 Standards Committee: Control of Cumulative Trauma Disorders, Voting member, 1992-
- American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Contributing Editor, 1992-
- Neurotoxicity, Editorial Board Member, 2002-
- Frumkin H, Letz R, Williams PL, Gerr F, Pierce M, Sanders A, et al. Health effects of long term mercury exposure among chloralkali plant workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 39:1-18; 2001
- Gerr F, Letz R, Green R. Relationships between quantitative measures and neurologist's rating from physical examination for tremor and standing steadiness in two epidemiological studies. NeuroToxicology . 21:753-760; 2002.
- Gerr F, Marcus M, Ensor C, et al. A prospective study of computer users: I. Study design and incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders. Am J Ind Med 41:221-235, 2002.
- Marcus M, Gerr F, Monteilh C, et al. A prospective study of computer users: II. Postural risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders. Am J Ind Med 41:236-239, 2002.
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