About Kenneth Freedberg, MD

Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital and Director of the Program in Epidemiology and Outcomes Research at the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). He also directs the Medical Practice Evaluation Center within the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Infectious Disease Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-8597
Fax: 617-726-7653

Medical Walk In Unit
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-2707

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Research

Dr. Freedberg's research interests focus on HIV, TB, as well as other chronic disease clinical outcomes and health policy, utilizing the methods of comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness analysis, clinical epidemiology, and implementation science. He is most interested in the intersection of clinical medicine and economics - to understand the "value" of health care.

His current research efforts are focused in the United States, France, Portugal, Brazil, South Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique and India. This NIH and foundation-funded work examines clinical policies for antiretroviral use, HIV testing, laboratory management, and HIV/TB co-infection.

The Medical Practice Evaluation Center team has a particular interest in informing guidelines in individual countries and across regions in both well-resourced and resource-limited settings. Collaborators include investigators in each of the countries above, as well as in HIV trials groups in the United States including the ACTG, IMPAACT, and the HPTN.

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