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Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Associate Director, MGH Center for Women's Mental Health

Marlene P. Freeman, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at 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 and the Medical Director of the MGH Clinical Trials Network and Institute (CTNI).

Dr. Freeman 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 expertise includes the areas of mood disorders and women’s mental health. She also has had clinical and research interests in nutrition, integrative medicine, and mental health.

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), 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.

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