Norman Benjamin B. Fredrick, MD

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Norman Benjamin B. Fredrick, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Family Medicine

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About Me

Ben Fredrick, MD graduated from Penn State College of Medicine in 2000. He then completed a family residency at York Hospital in York, PA. After residency, Dr. Fredrick returned to Hershey and joined the Family and Community Medicine Department as a faculty member. Dr. Fredrick serves as Global Health Center Director and has developed a nationally unique Global Health Scholars Program available for our medical students. This program includes activities in Peru, Ecuador, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.

Since 2007, Dr. Fredrick and his family have been involved in supporting a rural area in Haiti called Pestel.. Throughout this time, Dr. Fredrick and his wife established a non-profit organization called Thriving Villages International in order to better assist the health and development needs of Pestel.


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Professional Education


Medical School, Penn State College of Medicine - 2000


Residency, Family Medicine York Hospital - 2003

Academic Interests

  • Global Health
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Systems
  • Medical Education
  • Underserved Medicine


  • Family Medicine Chair's Achievement Award 2010
  • Family Medicine Exceptional Role Model Recognition 2003 - Present
  • Family Medicine Exceptional Teacher Recognition 2003 - Present
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Penn State College of Medicine 2011
  • Messiah College 2011 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
  • Penn State University Alumni Achievement Award 2009
  • St. Clare Award, Sylvanian Franciscan Gala 2012