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Joseph M. Herman,M.D. Joseph M. Herman, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions




B.S. - Biology
Salisbury State University
Salisbury, Maryland


M.S. - Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
University of Maryland at Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland


University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland


Post Doctoral Internship - Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Residency - Radiation Oncology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan





 Free Access to abstracts at PubMed

  1. Tayebi N, Herman J, et al. Different recombinational events between the GC gene and pseudogene in patients with type 1, 2, and 3 Gaucher disease. A J Hum Genet. 1995; 57(4):1329.
  2. Sidransky E, Tayebi N, Herman J, et al. Genotypic and phenotypic heterogeneity in type 2 Gaucher disease. Am J Hum Genet. 1995; 57(4):1453.
  3. Tayebi N, Stern H, Dymarskaia I, Herman J, et al. 55 Base pair deletion in certain patients with Gaucher disease complicates screening for Gaucher alleles. Am J Med Genet. 1996; 66:316-319
  4. Tayebi N, Herman J, et al. Genotype D399/R463C in a patient with type 3 Gaucher disease previously assigned genotype N370/R463C. Biochem Mol Med. 1996; 57:149-151.
  5. Solomon G, Huddle A, Silbergeld E, Herman J. Manganese in Gasoline: Are we repeating history? New Solutions. 1997; Winter:17-24.
  6. Edelman D, Ketema F, Saville R, Herman J, Blattner W, et al. Specifics on the refinement and application of two serological assays for the detection of antibodies to HHV-8. J. Clinical Virology. 2000; 16(3):225-37.
  7. Suntharalingam M.H., Conley M.L., Egorin B.A., Levy M.H., Sivasailam S., Herman J.M., et al. The use of carboplatin and paclitaxel with daily radiotherapy in patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000; 47(1):49-56.
  8. Nwokedi E.C., DiBiase S.J., Jabbour S, Herman J, et al. Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with glioblastoma multiforme. Neurosurgery. 2002; 50(1):41-46.
  9. Petit J, Herman J, et al. Radiosurgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: evaluating quality of life and treatment outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003; 56(4):1147-53.
  10. Herman J, Smith D, Sandler H, et al. Quality of Life (QOL) assessment in patients receiving concurrent Gemcitabine and radiotherapy as a bladder preservation strategy. Urology. 2004; Jul 64(1):69-73.
  11. Herman J, Petit J, et al. Repeat Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Refractory or Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia: Treatment Outcomes and Quality of Life Assessment. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 2004; 59(1):112-116.
  12. Kent E, Montie J, Lee C, Sandler H, Herman J, et al. Combined-modality therapy with Gemcitabine and radiotherapy as a bladder preservation strategy: results of a phase I trial. J Clin Oncol. 2004; Jul 22(13):2540-5.
  13. Cheuk, A., Chin, L., Petit, J., Herman, J., et al. Imaging correlates of gamma knife outcome in trigeminal neuralgia. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 60(2): 537-41, 2004.
  14. Alexander, B, Wechsler, D, Braun, T, Levine, J, Herman, J, Yanik, G, Hutchinson, R, Pierce, L. Utility of Cranial Boost in Addition to Total Body Irradiation in the Treatment of High Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 63(4):1191-1196, 2005.
  15. McLaughlin, Narayana, V, Pan, C, Berri, S, Troyer, S, Herman J, et al. Comparison of day 0 and day 14 dosimetry for permanent prostate implants using stranded seeds. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 64(1): 144-150, 2006.




  1. 1994          Letter of Commendation, National Institutes of Health, Neurogenetics Section

  2. 1995           Graduate Merit Award, UMAB Master of Science in Preventive Medicine

  3. 1997          Awarded STRTP NIH grant to develop an IFA assay for HHV-8 and Kaposi’s Sarcoma

  4. 2000           Outstanding Student Achievement Award in Radiation Oncology and Pathology

  5. 2001           Awarded Intern of the Month, University of Michigan Internal Medicine



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