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Gerald Sterling, PhDGerald Sterling, PhD


Senior Associate Dean for Education

Professor, Pharmacology

Telephone:  215-707-4613

Fax:  215-707-4725

Email: gerald.sterling@temple.edu


Department of Pharmacology


Educational Background:


Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

BS Biophysics, 1972

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

PhD Pharmacology, 1977

NASA, Ames Research Centerm Moffett Field, CA

Postdoctoral training, 1977 - 1979
(NAS-National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship)


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Research Interests:


Pharmacology education for professional students
Medical education/curriculum development


Research interests:
Trends in medical education


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selected Publications:


Kelepouris E, Sterling GH, Barclay D, Harbison S, Kaplan L, Lamdan R, Salerno D, Stringer J, Wald D, Permut S, Kozera RJ.  Doctoring:  An introduction to the culture and practice of medicine in an integrated curriculum.  NEGEA Annual Meeting, 2006.


Barclay D, Kelepouris E, Sterling G, Erickson J, Getzen T, McClellan F.  Development of an ethics and professionalism curriculum at a university medical school.  NEGEA Annual Meeting, 2006.


Reeves K, Kelepouris E, Orth J, Kozera RJ, Barclay D, Harbison S, Kaplan L, Permut S, Salerno D, Stringer J, Wald D, Curtis M, Franks L, Sterling G.  Clinical education in an integrative curriculum.  AAMC Annual Meeting, 2006.


Sterling G, Reeves K, Parrish S, DeSimone K, Pohl C, Lamdan R, Gottleib D, Butler B, Strickler M.  The role of medical school administration in support of medical students with mental health issues:  A discussion of three schools' experiences.  AAMC Annual Meeting, 2006.


Temple University School of Medicine: Process of curriculum renewal.
GH Sterling, SE Rosen, RJ Kozera, Academic Med 2000: 75(9): S322-324.


A statewide system to track medical students’ careers: the Pennsylvania model.
H.K. Rabinowitz, J. Veloski, R.C. Aber, S. Adler, S.M. Ferretti, G.H. Kelliher, E. Mochen, G. Morrison, S. L. Rattner, G. H. Sterling, R. M. Robeson, M. Hojat and G. Xu. Academic Med 1999, 74 Suppl: S112-S118.


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

19289722. Murphy RJ, Gray SA, Sterling G, Reeves K, DuCette J, A comparative study of professional student stress. J Dent Educ 73:3(328-37)2009 Mar

10403513. Asermely KE, Sterling GH, McCafferty MR, O'Neill JJ, Synaptophysin is phosphorylated in rat cortical synaptosomes treated with botulinum toxin A. Life Sci 64:26(PL297-303)1999

9100902. Xin L, Zhao SF, Geller EB, McCafferty MR, Sterling GH, Adler MW, Involvement of beta-endorphin in the preoptic anterior hypothalamus during interleukin-1 beta-induced fever in rats. Ann N Y Acad Sci 813:(324-6)1997 Mar 15

8435096. Sterling GH, Doukas PH, Jackson C, Caccese R, O'Neill KJ, O'Neill JJ, 3-Carbamyl-N-allylquinuclidinium bromide. Effects on cholinergic activity and protection against soman. Biochem Pharmacol 45:2(465-72)1993 Jan 26

1791542. Sterling GH, Doukas PH, Ricciardi FJ Jr, O'Neill JJ, Quaternary and tertiary quinuclidine derivatives as inhibitors of choline uptake. J Pharm Sci 80:8(785-9)1991 Aug

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