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Susan Goodwin Gerberich
B.S., M.S, Ph.D.




Professor and Director
Center for Violence Prevention and Control,
Regional Injury Prevention Research Center,
and Occupational Injury Epidemiology and Control Program
Division of Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Box 807 Mayo - 420 Delaware Street S.E.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Phone: (612) 625-5934
Fax: (612) 626-0650
E-mail: gerbe001@umn.edu

Brief Biographical Sketch

Dr. Gerberich is Professor in Environmental Health Sciences and Director of the Center for Violence Prevention and Control and the Regional Injury Prevention Research Center. She is also Director of the Occupational Injury Epidemiology and Control Program, a research and education training program within the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.

She has both a national and international reputation for her research expertise in the area of injury prevention and control, pertinent to both intentional and unintentional injuries. Her efforts include major population-based studies of agricultural trauma, among other occupational injury problems, a variety of unintentional injury problems, and work-related violence. From her research endeavors, which have also enabled many opportunities for graduate students, she has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, both at the national and international levels.

Dr. Gerberich has served on many committees and scientific review panels including: blue ribbon panels for the Centers for Disease Control injury control programs; and the National Occupational Injury Prevention and Control Expert Panel appointed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health that completed a report for Congress on the magnitude of the problem and relevant recommendations. Most recently, she was appointed to the Blue Ribbon Panel: Methodological Challenges to the Study of Occupational Injuries, sponsored by Harvard University, Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

SERVICE TO THE SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY (Partial Listing)

1998
Faculty Consultative Committee, Policy Council, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

1998 - Present
Faculty Advisory Committee, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1998
Search Committee, Assistant Professor, Environmental Epidemiology, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1998
Search Committee, Professor, Industrial Hygiene, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1997
Faculty Member, Interdisciplinary Human Factors/Ergonomics Graduate Minor, University of Minnesota

1997 - Present
Teaching Committee, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1996
Chair, Health Effects Group - Quarter to Semester system conversion, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1994-Present
Campus Club Board Member and Treasurer (1996-1997; Chair, Budget and Finance Committee)

1994-Present
Technology Transfer Council, Appointed by the Vice-President of Research and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Minnesota

1994-1995
Committee to review Dr. George Johnson, Head of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1992-1997
Faculty Advisory Committee, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1994-1995
Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1994
Search Committee, Assistant Professor, Environmental Epidemiology, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1994
Search Committee, Assistant Professor, Occupational Health Nursing, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1993-Present
Advisory Board, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1993-1994 R
ecognition, Honors and Awards (RAH) Committee, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1992-1993
Chair, Search Committee-NCAA Faculty Representative-Women's Athletics, Assembly Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1992-1993
Search Committee, Environmental Epidemiology Research Fellow position. Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1992-1993
Search Committee-Women's Intercollegiate Athletic Program Head Gymnasitics Coach, Assembly Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1991-1994
Assembly Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics; Subcommittee on Academic Audits, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Chair-Women's Basketball Audit; Co-Chair (1993-1994)

1991-1995
Senate Judicial Committee; Panel Hearing Member, Panel Hearing Officer, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1991-1992
Search Committee, Assistant Vice-President for Health and Safety, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1991
Search Committee, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1990
Chair, Search Committee, Professor (Industrial Hygiene), Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1990
Search Committee, Head, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1989-1990
Search Committee, Biostatistics faculty position, Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1989-1991
Senate Consultative Committee, Physical Plant and Space Allocation Subcommittee, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1989-1990
Search Committee, Environmental Epidemiology faculty position. Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1989-1990
Appointment, Promotion, Tenure Committee - Ad Hoc, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1989-1990
Chair, Search Committee, Assistant/Associate Professor (Industrial Hygiene, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1988-1989
Search Committee, Assistant/Associate Professor (Environmental Epidemiology), Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1988-1990
Chair, Search Committee, Assistant Professor, Adjunct (Industrial Hygiene), Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2 positions)

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