Center Affiliation and Expertise: Population Health
Dr. Gerr is an occupational medicine physician with the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health. He is Director of Worksafe Iowa’s Occupational Medicine Associates Network and has been practicing occupational medicine for nearly 20 years. Dr. Gerr has clinical experience with occupational lung diseases, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, and neurological illness related to occupational exposures. His research interests involve 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, and; clinical occupational medicine.