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Palliative Care, Hospice Expert

Susan Gerik, M.D.
Palliative Care, Hospice Expert


OFFICE (409) 772-2331

Susan Gerik, M.D.

Palliative Care, Hospice Expert


Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Children’s Special Services

Expertise / Area(s) of Interest

Children with special health care needs
Hospice (palliative) care for children
Integrative medicine (complementary and alternative medicine)

Recent Media / Articles

  • Susan Gerik. Mar 2005. Pain Management in Children: Developmental Considerations and Mind-body Therapies. South Med J. 98(3):295-302.
  • Susan M Gerik, Susan E Keeney, Dara V Dallas, Kimberly H Palkowetz, and Frank C Schmalstieg. Oct 2003. Neutrophil Adhesion Molecule Expression in the Developing Neonatal Rat Exposed to Hyperoxia. Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol. 29(4):506-512.
  • Mary Lee, Rita Benn, Leslie Wimsatt, Jane Cornman, Joan Hedgecock, Susan Gerik, Janice Zeller, Mary Kreitzer, Pamela Allweiss, Claudia Finklestein, Aviad Haramati. Oct 2007. Integrating Complementary and Alternative Medicine Instruction into Health Professions Education: Organizational and Instructional Strategies. Acad Med. 82(10):939-945.

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