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Catherine Freeland, MPH Research Associate / Instructor

Catherine Freeland, MPH

Research Associate/Instructor of Public and Policy Health Research,  Department of Translational Medicine

Education

Doctor of Philosophy - Population Health, Behavioral Health and Sciences (2019- Present), Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MPH (2016), East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

BA - Biology (2012), Hanover College, Hanover Indiana

 

Research Experience

Catherine Freeland is the Public Health Program Director and Research Fellow at the Hepatitis B Foundation. Her areas of interest are viral hepatitis B and C, and hepatocellular carcinoma and addressing health disparities in underserved populations. Her research experience has been qualitative and quantitative epidemiology and health disparities related to hepatitis B. She is currently working towards her PhD at Thomas Jefferson University, College of Population Health with a concentration of Health Behavior Science.

 

Publications and Patents

Co-author of over 10 publications, including 4 manuscripts, and 13 posters. She has also presented 17  lectures.

Awards

Frist Global Health Scholarship, Hope Through Healing Hands, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health (January 2016)

International Study Abroad Scholarship, East Tennessee State University (January 2016)

Wykoff Family Scholarship, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health (January 2016)

LIFEPATH Tennessee Public Health Association Travel Award, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health (August 2015)

Pathways to Practice Scholar, Region IV Public Health Training Center, Rollins School of Public Health- Emory University (June 2015)

Department Chair Service Award, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health (2014-2015)

Tuition Scholar, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health (2014-2015)

Rivers Institute Research Grant, Hanover College (May 2011)

Donor Scholarship, Hanover College (2008-2012)

Leadership Scholarship, Hanover College (2009)

Hanover College Cross Country Leadership Award (2008, 2011)

Tri-Beta Honor Society, Hanover College (2010-2012)

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