Professor of Medicine
Division
Cardiovascular Medicine

Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Physician-In-Chief, Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute

Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Professional Bio

Dr. Jane Freedman is the incoming Gladys Parkinson Stahlman Professor of Cardiovascular Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as well as the incoming Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute.  Dr. Freedman has served as the Chair of the National American Heart Association Peer Review Committee and is the current Editor-in-Chief for Circulation Research.  She has extensive mentoring experience and has been the previous PI of two T32 Training Grants. She oversees two research programs; the first is a basic science laboratory that examines the role of immunity, infection, and inflammation on atherothrombotic disease.  The second facility uses high-throughput, nano-chip, and RNA-seq technologies to study gene expression and provide large scale transcriptomic and proteomic translational data for a wide range of clinical and translational projects.

Education

MD - Tufts University - 1989
Internship - Internal Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital - 1990
Residency - Internal Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital - 1991
Fellowship - Clinical Fellow in Medicine - Harvard Medical School - 1991
Fellowship - Clinical Fellow in Cardiology - Brigham & Women's Hospital - 1994
Fellowship - Research Fellow in Medicine - Harvard Medical School - 1994