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Ralph S. Freedman, M.D., Ph.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Clinical Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1975 Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa, PHD, Medicine
1965 Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa, MBBCh, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

1977 External Beam, Interstitial and Intracavitary Dosimetry: Manual and Computer Methods Calculation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
1976 Fellowship, Department of Gynecology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
1968-1971 Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johannesburg Group of Teaching Hospitals (Rotation through Queen Victoria, Johannesburg and Baragwanath Hospitals), Johannesburg, South Africa
1/1968-6/1968 Senior Internship, General Surgery and Urology, Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
1967 Gynecology, Johannesburg General Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
1967 Obstetrics, Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
1966 Internship, General Surgery and Medicine, Johannesburg General Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

Board Certifications

1/1980 American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc
1/1971 Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (M.R.C.O.G., London)
1/1970 South Africa College of Physicians/Surgeons/Gynecology

Honors and Awards

2013 Texas Medical Association Honor Member for Notable Contributions and Outstanding Service to the Profession of Medicine and to the People of Texas, Texas Medical Association House of Delegates

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Freedman RS, McKinner, Jr. R. Is conflict of interest becoming a challenger for institution-based institutional review boards. Clin Cancer Res 19(15):1-6, 6/2013.
2. Conrad C, Gregorio J, Wang Y, Ito T, Meller S, Hanabuchi S, Anderson S, Atkinson N, Ramirez PT, Liu Y, Freedman R, Gilliet M. Plasmacytoid dendritic cells promote immunosuppression in ovarian cancer via ICOS costimulation of Foxp3+ t-regulatory. Cancer Res 72(20):5240-9, 10/2012.
3. Telesca D, Muller P, Parmigiani G, Freedman RS. Modeling dependent gene expression. The Annals of Applied Statistics 20:1-19, 2012.
4. Teoh D, Freedman R, Soliman PT. Nearly 30 Years of Treatment for Recurrent Granulosa Cell Tumor of the Ovary: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Oncol 3(1):14-18, 2010. e-Pub 1/2010. PMCID: PMC2918836.

Last updated: 3/24/2014