Kathryn Ackerman, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Investigator
Neuroendocrine, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
amenorrhea; athletes; bone density; bone stress injuries; clinical endocrinology; diabetes; exercise; female athlete triad; female athletes; menstruation; postpartum care; relative energy deficiency in sport; sports endocrinology; sports medicine; sports performance; women's health Kathryn E. Ackerman, MD, MPH is a sports medicine physician with interests in female athletes, rowing injuries, endocrinology, female athlete triad, optimizing performance and health in athletes with diabetes, exercise-associated hyponatremia, and exercise and bone health in adolescents.

Dr. Ackerman interests in clinical care and education involve merging disciplines of sports medicine and endocrinology, while advancing the science and understanding of these interwoven specialties. She has presented locally and internationally about the female athlete triad as well as diabetes and exercise. Dr. Ackerman is a former national team lightweight rower, a team physician for US Rowing, and the course director for the Female Athlete Conference, held biannually at Boston Children's Hospital.