May 8, 2011 ~ Jeffrey S. Freeman, DO, FACOI, is Professor and Chairman of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine, at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Jeffrey S. Freeman

Jeffrey S. Freeman, DO, FACOI, is Professor and Chairman of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine, at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Freeman earned his medical degree at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. He served an internship at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital and a residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Stratford Division; he completed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the UMDNJ/Veterans Hospital in East Orange.

Dr. Freeman’s clinical interest focuses on diabetes therapy and its complications. He has been an investigator in trials of pramlintide, peroxisome proliferator–activated receptor dual agonists, dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitors, and glucose sensing. He has served as Assistant Editor of Diabetes Forecast and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, most recently in the Mayo Clinic Proceeding Supplement “A Physiologic and Pharmacological Basis for Implementation of Incretin Hormones in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.”

Dr. Freeman is a member of the Philadelphia Endocrinology Society and the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and a founding board member of the Northeast Lipid Association. For the past 15 years, he has been Chairman of the Division of Metabolic Diseases for the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association. As chairman, he has developed high-level educational programs relating to diabetes and other endocrine disorders for primary care providers. Dr. Freeman is a previous Program Director of the Endocrinology Division of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, Past President of the ADA Pennsylvania Affiliate, and Past President-elect of the ADA Mid-Atlantic Region. Also, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia chapter of the ADA and served on several committees of both the Philadelphia chapter and the Pennsylvania affiliate.  In 1985 he was the recipient of a Service Citation.

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May 8, 2011 ~ Jeffrey S. Freeman, DO, FACOI, is Professor and Chairman of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine, at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.