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Dr. Erika Gergerich

Dr. Erika Gergerich
Associate Professor

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1 (575) 646-4347
HSS 203G

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Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Arkansas
MSW from the University of Arkansas


Dr. Erika Gergerich, LCSW received her PhD in Public Policy from the University of Arkansas. Her social work practice experience includes 8+ years of social work practice with an emphasis in geriatrics. The bulk of her practice has included working with older adults experiencing social challenges, mental health issues, and new diagnoses. Research interests are in the areas of geriatrics, aging policy, and interprofessional education and collaboration. In her current position as Associate Professor at New Mexico State University she teaches both undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching interests include Ethics & Aging, Professionalism in the Field of Social Work and Work with Communities and Organizations.