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BarretĀ Ferm

Barret A. R. Ferm photo

Laboratory Coordinator


Main Campus
Lewis Hall, LH316
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Dr. Ferm is a member of the Biology and Chemistry Departments. He teaches laboratory safety and serves as the St. Ambrose University Chemical Safety Officer. He is a certified Chemical Hygiene Officer with the NRCC.

Education and Training

PhD, University of Iowa
Chemistry (Inorganic)

BA, Augustana College


  • Board Certified Chemical Hygiene Officer


Teaching Responsibilities

  • Laboratory Safety
  • General Chemistry II, Laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry I, Laboratory


Areas of Professional Interest

  • Laboratory and chemical safety
  • Chemical pedagogy
  • Fine Art conservation and restoration