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


Assistant Investigator
Neuroendocrine, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
MPH Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health 2003
MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2002
MPH Harvard School of Public Health 2003
amenorrhea; athletes; bone density; clinical endocrinology; diabetes; exercise; exercise-associated hyponatremia; female athlete triad; female athletes; menstruation; postnatal care; sports medicine; 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.