Alexa Freedman

IPR Postdoctoral Fellow


Biography

Alexa is a postdoctoral fellow working with Greg Miller. Her research focuses on how maternal exposures, including psychological stress, affect fetal development and birth outcomes. She is particularly interested in the underlying biological mechanisms, including alterations in placental development and function. Alexa earned her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in 2018 and her B.A. from the University of Rochester in 2013.