Peter Friedmann, chief research Officer and endowed chair for clinical research, Baystate Health, speaks on “Health Reform and Addiction Treatment: Lessons from a National Study” as part of the College of Nursing spring seminar series.
In addition to offering insights into health reform and addiction treatment, Dr. Friedmann will also discuss the process for faculty and graduate students to conduct studies at Baystate.
Friedmann is a primary care internist, addiction medicine clinician, and established susbstance abuse researcher. He has published over 145 peer-reviewed articles on the organization of treatment services, treatment process and outcomes, implementation of evidence-based practices for substance use disorders (SUDs) in medical, specialty addiction and correctional settings, and the role of the physicians in the care of patients with SUDs.
He is associate dean for research and professor of medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, and professor of quantitative health sciences, at the UMass Medical School.