Michael Freemark, MD

Michael Freemark, md

Robert C. Atkins, M.D. and Veronica Atkins Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Pediatrics-Endocrinology
Professor of Pediatrics
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute


Michael Freemark is the Atkins Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Freemark has a longstanding interest in the roles of placental and pituitary hormones in the regulation of maternal metabolism and fetal growth. Using novel transgenic and knockout models of lactogen action, his research focuses on the control of beta cell development and function during the perinatal period and pregnancy and the defense against type 2 diabetes. 

MD, Duke University, Durham, NC