Brigadier General (Ret.) Gerald Dieter Griffin, MD, PharmD

Dr. Gerald Griffin is a member of The Geneva Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board.

Emergency Medicine, MTBI & PTSD Researcher in Clinical Translational Medicine
Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Adj.), University of the Pacific
Areas of Expertise: Emergency Medicine, Military Research

Dr. Gerald Griffin is an Emergency Medicine physician in Pacific Grove, CA with over 31 years’ experience. Specifically, Dr. Griffin has an extensive background in clinical and basic research as well as in clinical medicine. In addition to his medical practice he currently conducts clinical research on Traumatic Brain Injury and offers his services as a consultant to various biotechnology companies. His specific research interests include TBI, the immune response and infection in TBI/stroke, the molecular/immune events of PTSD and treatments. Dr. Griffin is retired from the Army after more than 40 years of distinguished service as an Active Duty and Army Reserve soldier. As such, he has extensive knowledge of research being conducted in a military setting.

Dr. Griffin has authored many publications and co-authored a book entitled, ‘The Last Day of Winter: Secrets from the Seasons of Dying’, which deals with end of life issues for families and patients with a terminal diagnosis or dealing with any death as a part of his hospice & palliative care work. Dr. Griffin’s undergraduate degree is from the University of California at Berkeley, his PharmD from the University of the Pacific, his medical degree from the University of Juarez/Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland combined program. A Flexible Internship at University Hospitals, CWRU School of Medicine, Cleveland was followed by a Residency in Emergency Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. After a ‘tour of duty’ at Stanford University as Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine & Surgery, he is currently a Professor of Pharmacy Practice(Adjunct) at the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences.