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Norman Benjamin Fredrick, M.D.

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Fishburn Road
845 Fishburn Road
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8181 Fax: 717-531-3509


Family Medicine

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Ben Fredrick, M.D. graduated from Pennsylvania 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.

Professional Education

Residency, Family Medicine, York Hospital (2003) M.D., Penn State Hershey College of Medicine (2000)

Academic Interests

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


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On Presence and Courage Oct 2011
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Teaching Social Determinants of Health Through Mini-Service Learning Experiences Dec 2011
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Acting Intern On Call Simulations Jan 2012

Honors and Awards

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