Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Associate Director

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Associate Director

Marlene P. Freeman, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and the Abra Prentice Foundation Chair in Women’s Mental Health at Massachusetts General Hospital.

She is the Associate Director of the Center for Women’s Mental Health at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Medical Director of the MGH Clinical Trials Network and Institute (CTNI).

Dr. Freeman completed medical school at Northwestern University Medical School. She completed 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.  She also has had clinical and research interests in the areas of nutrition, integrative medicine, and mental health.  She previously directed programs in women’s mental health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and at UT-Southwestern in Dallas.

She is the Editor-in-Chief for The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.  She is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) and is a Member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). She was a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and chaired the APA Task Force on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and was a member of the APA’s workgroup on Major Depressive Disorder treatment guidelines.  She also served as a Member of the Veterans Administration Reproductive Mental Health Steering Committee.