Adam Friedman, MDJanuary 21, 2014 - BRONX, NY - Dr.
Adam Friedman, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) and of Physiology & Biophysics, received the prestigious Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Leaders of Distinction Award this past weekend at the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical (ODAC) Conference in Orlando, FL.
Dr. Friedman was presented with the award for his work in emerging trends and
technologies in photo protection, with additional emphasis on debunking myths
and controversies and the role of nanotechnology in enhancing sunblock efficacy
and consumer compliance.
Dr. Friedman is Director of Dermatologic Research at the Unified Division of
Dermatology of Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. He
is currently investigating novel nanotechnologies that allow for controlled and
sustained delivery of a wide spectrum of physiologically and medicinally
relevant molecules, with an emphasis on treating infectious diseases,
accelerating wound healing, immune modulation, and correcting vascular
dysfunction. He holds several patents derived from these investigations, and has
published over 90 papers/chapters and two textbooks on his research, as well as
a variety of clinical areas in dermatology with an emphasis on emerging medical
therapies. He has presented his research nationally and internationally, and has
been featured on the online forums Dermtube, DermMatters,Nanotechnology Thought
Leaders, and Dermquest. He is the Senior Editor of the Dermatology In-Review
Online Workshop, serves as the Dermatology Expert for healthguru.com, publishes
a column on Everyday Health entitled "The Skin You're In".
Dr. Friedman is also committed to resident and medical education, having
chaired the leadership workgroup of the American Academy of Dermatology
Resident/Fellows Committee and currently serving on the Sulzberger Committee on
Education. He is the Vice President of the Nanodermatology Society, and was
recently appointed President of the Dermatology Section of the New York Academy
Dr. Friedman is co-founder of the newly formed Einstein Emerging Leaders, a
group of young professionals who host events through which they can introduce
Einstein to like-minded young professionals and who have an interest in making
the world a better place through the support of healthcare and research.
He has appeared on television news programs such as Good Morning America, and
has been quoted in numerous leading publications, including WebMD, In Style,
Reuters, Good Housekeeping, and Women’s Day.
JDD has been recognized as the official publication of the International
Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) and the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and
Clinical (ODAC) Conference. Its mission is to educate physicians, optimize
patient outcomes, and disseminate key scientific information.