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Gerald J. Pepe , PhD , Chair and Professor

    • Title:
    • Chairman

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Professor and Chairman, Department of Physiological Sciences

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    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

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    • Graduate Education:
    • Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 6/70

      M.S., Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 6/67

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    • Fellowship(s):
    • Senior Staff Fellow, Div. of Child Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 1972-1978

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    • Research Interests:
    • The high incidence of human neonatal morbidity and mortality associated with low birth weight and prematurity as well as impact of the ever increasing exposure of humans to environmental endocrine disruptors indicates need for more intensive study of the mechanisms underlying the development of the primate placenta and fetus.  Read more...

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    • Bio:
    • Dr. Pepe came to EVMS in 1978 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology.  He was named Professor and Chair in in 1985 and served in that position until 2005.  He also served as Associate Dean of Research from 1995 to 1997.  He was appointed Dean and Provost from 2004-2012.  He returned as Chair to the Department of Physiological Sciences in 2011 where he continues to teach and perform research.