J. Lamar Freed, Psy.D. practiced as a clinical and geriatric psychologist from 1990 until 2015.
Since his diagnosis with relapsing/remitting MS in 1993, he has specialized in medical psychology and worked with patients with MS in his office, in retirement communities and in nursing homes. He is involved in numerous community and professional voluntary activities and in 2013 was given the Delaware Valley MS Societies' Professional Impact Award for his work with support group leaders and MS Society staff. He has written and blogged about MS and its impact on quality of life since 1995. He leads a men's MS Connection Group in Elkins Park and provides voluntary support via phone and internet for former patients with MS. Dr. Freed lives outside of Philadelphia where he manages the household for his wife, Susan Moyer, MD and three cats.