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Gerald Bertetta, MA


Instructor of Anatomy

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: gbertetta@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-706-3515 | Join year: July, 2007

Education

MA, Biology, San Francisco State University, 1978

BA, Marine Biology, San Francisco State University, 1974
 

Teaching Experience

Academic Positions

Director, Gross Anatomy Lab, Instructor of Anatomy, Program in Physical Therapy, University of Central Florida, Orlando, 1995-2007

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, Florida International University, Miami, 1978-1990

Instructor of Biology, Miami-Dade College, Miami, Florida, 1983-1995
 

Courses

Instructor of Anatomy
Anatomy Lab Coordinator
Director, Neuroscience System
Department of Anatomy

Research Grant

Grants

National Science Foundation, CMS/MSM, Biomechanical model to forensic estimation of time since death, $55,000, July 1, 2002-June 30, 2003.


Ortheon Medical, LLC: Testing And Analysis of the Teno Fix Proprietary Soft Tissue Anchoring Device., $50,000, April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004.


Orlando Regional Healthcare Systems, A new protocol for reduction of fracture/dislocation of the hip. $1500, June 21, 2006.
 

Awards

Teaching Incentive Program Award (2005): University of Central Florida


Burnett Honors College Award for development of Honors course: Forensic Anatomy and Death Analysis. $1000.
 

Publication

Oommen, B., Nicholson, D., Conway, T., Ahlqvist, A. and Bertetta, G. (2002), Biomechanics of traumatic brain injury, 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conf., Washington, DC , September, pp.

Hopkins, C., Beckett, C., Conway, T. and Bertetta, G. (2002), Mathematical modeling of the anterior longitudinal ligament, 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conf., Washington, DC , September, pp.


Conway, T., Ahlqvist, A., Beckett, C., Bertetta, G. and Mazilu, N. (2002), A constitutive model for tissues: mathematical development, 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conf., Washington, DC , September, pp.


Conway, T., Ahlqvist, A., Beckett, C., Bertetta, G. and Mazilu, N. (2002), A constitutive model for tissues: experimental validation, 21st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conf., Washington, DC , September, pp.


Conway, T. A., Bertetta, G. and Beckett, C.M. (2002), Constitutive modeling of biological tissues, SECTAM XXI, Orlando, Fl, May, pp. 535-541.


Beckett, C.M., Conway, T.A., and Bertetta, G. (2002), Relating mechanical properties of spinal ligaments to the collagen content, SECTAM XXI, Orlando , Fl., May, pp. 543-547.


Michael F. Duffy, MD, Samar Kalita, PhD, Gerald Bertetta, MA, Mark Munro, MD; Iatrogenic fracture risk in reduction of Pipkin fracture/dislocations of the hip: a case report and biomechanical study. (Paper in preparation)