Dr. Gerber is a nationally recognized expert in intimate partner violence (IPV) detection and intervention in medical settings. Her research has focused on medical outcomes after interpersonal trauma. She currently serves as the Medical Director of women’s health at VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) and was appointed as Senior Consultant to Women’s Health Services, VA Central Office in October, 2016. Dr. Gerber co-chaired the national VA Taskforce on IPVthat drafted and implemented system-wide guidelines and recommendations. She leads the Boston site for the VA Women’s Health Practice-Based Research Network and serves as the Boston site director for the BU-VABHS Women’s Health Fellowship. In 2014, she received the David Littman Award for excellence in clinical care and teaching at VA Boston.
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- Pennsylvania State University, MD
- Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
- University of Pennsylvania, BA
- Published on 12/1/2018
Gerber MR, Bogdan KM, Haskell SG, Scioli ER. Experience of Childhood Abuse and Military Sexual Trauma Among Women Veterans with Fibromyalgia. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Dec; 33(12):2030-2031. PMID: 30076571.
- Published on 11/13/2018
Mattocks KM, Baldor R, Bean-Mayberry B, Cucciare M, Gerber MR, Goldstein KM, Hammer KD, Hill EE, Kroll-Desrosiers A, Prochazka AV, Sadler AG, Bastian L. Factors Impacting Perceived Access to Early Prenatal Care among Pregnant Veterans Enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Womens Health Issues. 2019 Jan - Feb; 29(1):56-63. PMID: 30446330.
- Published on 6/7/2018
Portnoy GA, Haskell SG, King MW, Maskin R, Gerber MR, Iverson KM. Accuracy and Acceptability of a Screening Tool for Identifying Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration among Women Veterans: A Pre-Implementation Evaluation. Womens Health Issues. 2018 Sep - Oct; 28(5):439-445. PMID: 29885901.
- Published on 10/5/2017
Gerber MR, King MW, Iverson KM, Pineles SL, Haskell SG. Association Between Mental Health Burden and Coronary Artery Disease in U.S. Women Veterans Over 45: A National Cross-Sectional Study. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 03; 27(3):238-244. PMID: 28981382.
- Published on 9/8/2017
Hallett LD, Gerber MR. Human Papillomavirus Testing by Veterans Administration Women's Health Providers: Are They Adhering to Guidelines? J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 02; 27(2):179-182. PMID: 28885082.
- Published on 7/11/2017
Mattocks KM, Kuzdeba J, Baldor R, Casares J, Lombardini L, Gerber MR. Implementing and Evaluating a Telephone-Based Centralized Maternity Care Coordination Program for Pregnant Veterans in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Womens Health Issues. 2017 Sep - Oct; 27(5):579-585. PMID: 28709785.
- Published on 9/23/2016
McCloskey LA, Doran KA, Gerber MR. Intimate Partner Violence is Associated with Voluntary Sterilization in Women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Jan; 26(1):64-70. PMID: 27661288.
- Published on 8/9/2016
Casas RS, Hallett LD, Rich CA, Gerber MR, Battaglia TA. Program Directors' Perceptions of Resident Education in Women's Health: A National Survey. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Feb; 26(2):133-140. PMID: 27505148.
- Published on 3/18/2016
Iverson KM, Stirman SW, Street AE, Gerber MR, Carpenter SL, Dichter ME, Bair-Merritt M, Vogt D. Female veterans' preferences for counseling related to intimate partner violence: Informing patient-centered interventions. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2016 May-Jun; 40:33-8. PMID: 27083252.
- Published on 2/11/2016
Pineles SL, Nillni YI, King MW, Patton SC, Bauer MR, Mostoufi SM, Gerber MR, Hauger R, Resick PA, Rasmusson AM, Orr SP. Extinction retention and the menstrual cycle: Different associations for women with posttraumatic stress disorder. J Abnorm Psychol. 2016 Apr; 125(3):349-55. PMID: 26866677.
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