Edward P. Berla, Ph.D.


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Dr. Edward P. Berla is a Vocational Economic Analyst with Vocational Economics, Inc. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and has since completed post-doctoral study in economics at the University of Louisville and Purdue University. In addition to serving with Vocational Economics, Inc., Dr. Berla served as a tenured full professor at the University of Louisville where he prepared graduate students to work with persons with disability.

Dr. Berla has worked for twenty-five years within the field of disability as a researcher, psychologist, university professor, and vocational expert with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He has authored and co-authored numerous publications involving disability and is recognized internationally for his research in the area of visual impairment. He has worked with a wide range of persons with physical and psychological disabilities.

Dr. Berla has qualified as a Vocational Economic Analyst on numerous cases and has worked with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He has analyzed hundreds of cases involving varying degrees of partial disability and the effect of such disability on loss of earning capacity.