Dr. Freed’s health services research focuses on child health policy and health economics, immunizations, physician behavior, the medical workforce, and interspecialty variation in the provision of preventive services to children. He established the University of Michigan's pediatric health services research fellowship program, the first such NIH-funded program in the nation, and also serves on several national and international committees regarding child health. He is a past Chair of the Department of Health and Human Services National Vaccine Advisory Committee, and a frequent consultant to state and federal agencies as well as the National Academy of Medicine and the World Health Organization.
- M.D., Baylor College
- M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- B.A., Biology, University of Texas