Lisa Freeman, DVM, PhD, DACVN

Associate Director, One Health
Tufts CTSI; Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Freeman completed her DVM degree at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and, after completing a rotating small animal internship at North Carolina State University, received a PhD in Nutrition from Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Nutrition) and has been on faculty at the Cummings School since 1996, where she is currently a Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences. Dr. Freeman teaches nutrition for veterinary students and also care for patients that require specialized nutrition. Her research interests are the role of nutrition in the development and progression of  cardiac disease, as well as cachexia/sarcopenia. Dr. Freeman is active in numerous One Health activities at Tufts and beyond, including her role as Associate Director of Tufts CTSI’s One Health Program. Dr. Freeman also heads the Cummings School’s Residents’ Enhanced Veterinary Education and Academic Learning (REVEAL) Program (a program to attract veterinarians to research and academic careers and to increase the visibility of spontaneous animal models of human disease).