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Erik Terdal, Ph.D.

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School of Dental Medicine

  • Teaching Area


  • Education

    Portland State University

  • Campus Location

    5000 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Bradenton, FL 34211
    Phone: (941) 405-1617


Dr. Terdal earned his biology degree from Reed College, then worked as a research assistant at Oregon Health Sciences on pre-clinical pharmacogenetics with rodent models before studying primate reproduction at Portland State University. He taught biology for Northeastern State University in Oklahoma for 20 years. His wife is an R.N. at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Together they compete in carriage driving with their horse, Chistoso.