Richard Freeman, MD

Chief Clinical Officer, Nuvance Health

FreemanDr. Freeman is accountable for the health system’s medical groups, medical staff, population health and clinical service lines. He has more than 20 years of physician leadership experience with integrated healthcare systems and academic medical centers. He most recently served as chief clinical officer for Western Connecticut Health Network, providing clinical and administrative oversight for all medical administration and clinical functions across the network. Prior to joining Western Connecticut Health Network in 2017, Dr. Freeman served as senior vice president and chief transformation officer for Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems in Brewer, Maine. Dr. Freeman earned his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Health Services in Baltimore, Md., as well as a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Dr. Freeman also received a Master of Public Health degree and a Doctor of Science degree in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore, Md., now called the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.