Adam Friedman, MD is Director of Dermatologic Research at the Unified Division of Dermatology of Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Friedman 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 both his research as well as a variety of clinical areas in dermatology with an emphasis on emerging medical therapies. Dr. Friedman has presented his research in both national and international forums, and has received awards from multiple organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Recently, he was featured on the online forums Dermtube, DermMatters, Nanotechnology Thought Leaders, and Dermquest.
Dr. Friedman is also committed to resident and medical education. He chaired of the leadership workgroup of the American Academy of Dermatology Resident/Fellows Committee, currently serves on the Sulzberger Committee on Education, and is the Senior Editor of the Dermatology In-Review Online Workshop. Dr. Friedman serves as the Dermatology Expert for healthguru.com, publishes a column on Everyday healthy entitled The Skin You're In and inline with his research interests, as the Vice President of the Nanodermatology Society. Dr. Friedman was recently appointed as President of the Dermatology Section of the New York Academy of Medicine.
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.
Dr. Friedman 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.