Linda M. Gerber

Weill Cornell Medical College, USA


Linda M. Gerber is a Professor of public health at the Department of Public Health, a Professor of epidemiology in medicine at the Department of Medicine, and the Director of the Biostatistics and Research Methodology Core at Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA. She is involved in teaching, mentoring, administration, and research. She has investigated the relationship between psychological characteristics and responses to antihypertensive drug therapy as well as the role of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and behavioral and genetic factors on diurnal blood pressure patterns. Other research activities have been related to patient self-management of chronic conditions, the epidemiology of severe traumatic brain injury, and assessing the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its risk factors in various populations. In addition, she is on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Human Biology and is a Fellow of the Human Biology Association, the American Heart Association, the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, and the New York Academy of Medicine.

Biography Updated on 10 May 2009

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