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Marlene Freeman, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Marlene P. Freeman, MD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is the Director of Clinical Services, Perinatal, and Reproductive Psychiatry Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Medical Director of the MGH Clinical Trials Network and Institute.

Dr. Freeman completed medical school at Northwestern University Medical School. She completed her residency at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program and a research fellowship in the Biological Psychiatry Program at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Her research and clinical expertise is in the areas of mood disorders and women’s mental health. 

Dr. Freeman is Vice Editor-in-Chief for The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and has chaired the APA Task Force on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, subcommittee on Omega-3 fatty acids in psychiatry, and was a member of the APA’s workgroup on major depressive disorder treatment guidelines. She is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and Postpartum Progress, Inc, and is a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Dr. Freeman is also a member of the Veterans Administration Reproductive Mental Health Steering Committee.