University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Kalev Freeman, MD, PhD
Kalev Freeman, MD, PhD

Kalev Freeman, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Research

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology


Contact Information
E-mail: kalev.freeman@med.uvm.edu
Office Location:
University of Vermont, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Dept. of Surgery, Given D319, Burlington, VT, 05405

Education

MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Boulder, CO (2003)
PhD, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (2000)
BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1995)

Postdoctoral Training

Emergency Medicine Resident, Boston University, Boston, MA (2004-2007)
Surgery Intern, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (2003-2004)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2012-Present)
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2011-Present)
Research Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Research,  Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2007-2011)

Awards and Honors

Safety Partner Award (2015)
Junior Research Award (2012)
James E. Demeules Surgical Research Award (2011)

Publications

Abar B, Ogedegbe C, Dalawari P, Freeman K, et al.  Promoting tobacco cessation utilizing pre-health professional students as research associates in the emergency department.  Addict Behav.  2015 Jan;40:73-6.  doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.08.014.  Epub 2014 Sep 6.  PMID: 25226592

Villalba N, Sonkusare SK, Longden TA, Tran TL, Sackheim AM, Nelson MT, Wellman GC, Freeman K.  Traumatic brain injury disrupts cerebrovascular tone through endothelial inducible nitric oxide synthase expression and nitric oxide gain of function.  J Am Heart Assoc.  2014 Dec;3(6):e001474.  doi: 10.1161/JAHA.114.001474.  PMID: 25527626.  PMCID: PMC4338739

Watts R, Thomas A, Filippi CG, Nickerson JP, Freeman K.  Potholes and molehills: bias in the diagnostic performance of diffusion-tensor imaging in concussion.  Radiology.  2014 Jul;272(1):217-23.  doi: 10.1148/radiol.14131856.  Epub 2014 Mar 14.  PMID: 24635677.  PMCID: PMC4263643

Moody BJ, Liberman C, Zvara P, Smith PP, Freeman K, Zvarova K.  Acute lower urinary tract dysfunction (LUTD) following traumatic brain injury (TBI) in rats.  Neurourol Urodyn.  2014 Sep;33(7):1159-64. doi: 10.1002/nau.22470. Epub 2013 Aug 29.  PMID: 24038177

Larochelle N, O'Keefe M, Wolfson D, Freeman K.  Cellular technology improves transmission success of pre-hospital electrocardiograms.  Am J Emerg Med.  2013 Nov;31(11):1564-70.  doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.07.032.  Epub 2013 Sep 25.  PMID: 24075803.  PMCID: PMC3874289


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