Dr. Frank Gerberick, PhD

Dr. G. Frank Gerberick has over thirty-one years of experience, focused in the areas of product safety and contact dermatitis. Because of his work in this area, Dr. Gerberick was selected as an Alexander A. Fisher Lecturer, the highest honor given by the American Contact Dermatitis Society.

Following the completion of his postdoctoral fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Gerberick commenced a long-spanning career at Procter & Gamble. Dr. Gerberick was appointed to the Procter & Gamble’s Victor Mills Society, the highest technical honor for P&G scientists. At P&G, he focused his research career in the areas of dermatotoxicology, immunotoxicology and phototoxicology.

Dr. Gerberick was the recipient of several prestigious awards related to his development of alternative models and approaches for conducting skin allergy risk assessments, including the SmithKline Beecham Laboratory Animal Welfare Prize and the Society of Toxicology’s Animal Welfare Award. He was also awarded the William and Elenor Cave Award and Lush Black Box Prize for advancing skin sensitization alternatives.

Dr. Gerberick has authored over 175 publications and co-authored a book entitled Toxicology of Contact Dermatitis.