Jennifer Freeman, PhD is the Director of Research and Training at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) at Bradley HospitalDr. Freeman is also the an associate professor (research) of psychiatry and human behavior at The Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Freeman received her BA from Wesleyan University. She completed her doctoral training at the State University of New York at Buffalo, completed a predoctoral internship at the Brown University clinical psychology training program, and was a postdoctoral fellow in child and pediatric psychology at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Dr. Freeman's research interests are in the area of child and adolescent anxiety disorders. Her particular interests include obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), cognitive behavioral family interventions, and developmental psychopathology. Her current research focuses on dissemination of treatment and training programs for treatment providers in the area of exposure therapy. She was the PI on an NIMH-funded multisite trial of exposure-based treatment for young children with OCD, site PI or Co-I on a number of past treatment trials for childhood OCD, and currently, and an MPI on an NIMH funded R21/R33. In her free time, Dr. Freeman enjoys running with her golden retriever, Cora.