Dr. Jim Fredericks

  • Chief Entomologist and Director of Technical Services
  • National Pest Management Association (NPMA)
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Dr. Fredericks is a Board Certified Entomologist and Environmental Health Specialist. He received his BS in Biology Education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania in 1995 and his MS in Entomology from The University of Delaware in 2001.

In 2012, Dr. Fredericks received his Ph.D in Entomology and Wildlife Ecology from the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. His Ph.D research involved subterranean termite foraging behavior with respect to in-ground termite bait stations under field conditions.

Prior to his role with the NPMA, Jim spent 11.5 years working with Home Paramount Pest Control (Forest Hill, MD) as Technical Director where he was responsible product selection, treatment protocol development, service quality assurance technical training.

A Philadelphia native, Jim currently lives in Fairfax, VA with his wife and two children.

Expert Articles by Dr. Jim Fredericks

Bites and Stings

Expert advice to help you prevent and get rid of bed bugs
Having bed bugs can be a nightmare for people given their quick breeding capabilities, biological resiliency to temperature and missed meals, as well as the ease with which they travel from location t...

Home Improvement

Prevent cockroach infestation and protect your family's health
Follow these tips to prevent roaches from endangering your family’s health and home. Stay on the lookout for any signs of a cockroach infestation or any factors in your home that could draw them in....
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