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Katharine Freeman, MD Candidate

Dr. Freeman received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and is planning to pursue a career in urology. She graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a BA in anthropology, studying women’s health and resilience. While at UPenn, she also served as a tutor and mentor for the Philadelphia City Rowing program, as well as a blog writer for the Leonard Davis Institute. She is also active in student government and served as the elected vice president for her college.

Education and training

2018 - 2020 - Masters of Science (Health Policy and Health Policy Analysis), University of Pennsylvania

2015 - 2020 - MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2011 - 2015 - BA (Medical Anthropology), Yale University


Blog writer for the Leonard Davis Institute.

Publication Highlights

Epperson CN, Sammel MD, Bale TL, Kim DR, Conlin S, Scalice S, Freeman K, Freeman EW. (2017). Adverse Childhood Experiences and Risk for First-Episode Major Depression During the Menopause Transition. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 78. e298-e307. DOI: 10.4088/JCP.16m10662.