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Catherine Freeland, MPH

Public Health Program Manager, Hepatitis B Foundation
Clinical Instructor in Public Health, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Department of Medical Education
Doylestown Campus

LOCATION(S)
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Doylestown Campus
Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County
3805 Old Easton Road
Office 125
Doylestown, PA 18902
cfreeland01@som.geisinger.edu

Biography

Catherine Freeland, MPH, recently received her master of public health at East Tennessee State University with a concentration in community and behavioral health. She obtained her bachelor of arts degree at Hanover College in Hanover, IN. Following her graduation from Hanover College, she spent a year working in Nairobi, Kenya as a communication and programming chair for the Organization of African Instituted Churches. In this position, Catherine was working to empower, educate and learn from grassroots community leaders through a train the trainer program. She is interested in reducing health disparities through sustainability projects and collaboration at the community level.

As a Frist Field Scholar, Catherine applied her public health knowledge in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia through Flagstaff International Relief Effort and the World Health Organization focusing on community outreach and education on viral hepatitis and liver cancer. With an increased interest in viral hepatitis prevention and outreach, she has moved to Philadelphia to work with the Hepatitis B Foundation as a public health program manager.

Education

BA in Biology – Hanover College, Hanover, IN
MPH in Community and Behavioral Health – East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN