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Gerald M. Oppenheimer
Position: Professor
Phone: 718-951-5000 x2740
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1976 (History), M.P.H. Columbia University, 1979 (Epidemiology)
Research Interests: History of public health and medicine; history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic

Primary Teaching Areas

Epidemiology; History of public health and medicine
 

Book Titles & Chapters
 
Oppenheimer, G. and Bayer, R.  An Epidemic of Unknown Proportions: The First Decade of HIV/AIDS, in HIVAIDS in the Post-HAART Era. Hall J., Hall B, Cockerell, C. (eds.) (Shelton, Conn:  People’s Medical Publishing House, 2011): 3-19.
 
Oppenheimer, G.  Framingham: The First 20 Years. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2010; 53:55-61. [REV] PMID: 20620427
 
Oppenheimer, G. and Bayer, R. AIDS Exceptionalism.  AMA Virtual Monitor. December 2009; 11:988-992.
 
Bayer, R. and Oppenheimer, G.  Roll-out and Rationing: Providing Anti-Retroviral Therapy in South Africa. Cynthia Pope, Renee White, Robert Marlow, eds., in HIV/AIDS: Stories of an Epidemic, Routledge, 2008: 305-317. [REV]
 
Bayer, R. and Oppenheimer, G.  Scale Ups, Scarcity and Selection: The Historical Experience of Doctors in South Africa.  AIDS  2007; 21 (supplement 5):543-547.  [REV] PMID: 18090267

Oppenheimer, G. and Bayer, R. Choosing Between Life and Death: Rationing of Health Care during the AIDS Epidemic in South Africa. in L’Épidémie du SIDA en Afrique subsaharienne. Regards historiens.  Becker, Denis, eds, Paris: Karthala, 2006: 167-192. [REV]
 
Oppenheimer, G. and Bayer, R. Wrestling with An Epidemic: An Oral History of AIDS Physicians 2000; www.fathom.com

Selected Publications

Note: This list is generated by an automated search in the database PubMed.  Due to the automated nature of the search, the list may not be comprehensive and may contain inaccuracies.
 

Education

 

  • B.A. City College of New York, 1964
    Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • M.A. University of Chicago, 1966
  • Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1976 (History)
  • M.P.H. Columbia University, 1979 (Epidemiology)
  • 1977 - 1980 NIH and NIMH Post-doctoral Fellow in Epidemiology, Columbia University