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Irv Freeman, Ph.D., J.D.

Irv Freeman - LECOM Faculty

College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Teaching Area


  • Education

    J.D., 2005, Duquesne University School Of Law; Ph.D., 1988, University Of North Texas; M.A., 1980, Eastern Michigan Univesity; A.B., 1979, University Of Michigan

  • Campus Location

    20 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601
    Phone: (724) 552-2870


Dr. Irv Freeman is Vice President for LECOM at Seton Hill, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Clinical Professor of Primary Care Medicine. Prior to joining LECOM, he worked for sixteen years at what was then Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh (now, UPMC Mercy).  At Mercy, he provided leadership to the hospital’s internship and residency programs and coordinated its affiliations with LECOM and other medical schools.   Earlier in his career he worked at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and at Temple College (Texas). Dr. Freeman has a particular interest in accreditation.  He has served as a member of four accrediting agencies and one certifying board and currently serves on accreditation site visit teams to both osteopathic medical schools and to law schools. In addition to his administrative work at LECOM at Seton Hill, Dr. Freeman chairs LECOM’s institution‑wide Institutional Review Board (IRB) and is the Human Protection Administrator for LECOM Health.  He also previously served on the American Bar Association’s Special Committee on Bioethics and the Law.