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Dr. Adam Friedman
Professor of Dermatology, Director, Residency Program, Director, Translational Research

Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD is a Professor of Dermatology and serves as Residency Program Director and Director of Translational Research in the Department of Dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Friedman completed his undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with Distinction in Dermatologic Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his internship at New York Hospital Queens and returned to Einstein for his Dermatology residency, where he was appointed Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Friedman joined the Einstein faculty after graduation, and served as the Director of Dermatologic Research, Director of the Translational Research Fellowship, and the Associate Program Director. Dr. Friedman’s clinical interests ran the gamut of medical and pediatric dermatology including acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin infections, hair loss, wound healing, urticaria, blistering diseases, lupus, sarcoidosis, and skin cancer to name a few. He has published more than 120 papers and three textbooks on these topics and on his research using nanotechnologies he developed to treat many of these conditions. Dr. Friedman has received multiple awards, including the American Dermatologic Association Young Leader Award, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cutting Edge Research Award, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Leader in Photoprotection Award, and the La Roche Posay North American Foundation Research Award. He has also been voted to New York Times Magazine’s Super Doctors® Rising Stars each year since 2013. Dr. Friedman lectures extensively in both national and international forums, and serves on a myriad of committees and advisory boards. He is a dermatology expert for healthguru.com and everydayhealth.com, and hosts an online series titled “Ask an Expert.” Dr. Friedman has appeared on television news programs such as Good Morning America and Fox news, and has been quoted in numerous leading publications, including WebMD, Health, MSN.com, Vogue, Dr. Oz The Goodlife, Good Housekeeping, and Women’s Day.   Dr. Adam Friedman In the News 8 Ways Stress Makes You Sick How to Identify Styes, Milia, and Pimples Cannabinoids in dermatology How to Tell If Your Little Red Facial Bump is a Pimple or a Cold Sore Q&A: Current and future state of tumors and inflammatory skin diseases 13 Skin Allergy Myths Everyone Needs to Stop Believing Sunburn vs. Windburn: What's the Difference Between These Two Winter Skin Conditions?  Resolve to Add Humor in 2018 The Best Skin-Care Routine for Eczema, According to Top Dermatologists This Is What Air Pollution Really Does to Your Body The Best Skin Care Routine for Rosacea, According to Dermatologists Do bath bombs cause chemical burns? Beauty Not As Pain, But A Remedy For It Bacterial Tug of War May Cause Acne 9 Everyday Habits You Don't Realize Could Shorten Your Life You asked: Should I get a facial? Promise of Nitric Oxide for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections You Might Be Able to Make Your Warts Disappear With Duct Tape Living with Eczema 9 Effective Ways to Remove Warts - And Prevent Them When to know excessive sweating is a problem Pilot study finds a more diverse microbiome in preadolescents Autoinflamation: What is its Role in Skin Disease? You asked: Can Stress Really Cause Acne? THREE popular skin fads that are ruining your skin! A-to-Z Guide of Home Remedies Proven to Work Why You Shouldn't Get a Tattoo on Your Eye Life Lessons: 5 Dermatologists Inspired by Mentors You Should Probably Be Getting an Annual Skin Cancer Exam The reasons why you lose your hair Contaminated floodwaters following hurricanes can bring life-threatening skin infection How to Set Aside Emotions for Sound Clinical Decision Making How Does Eczema Affect Your Overall Health? Tattoo Particles Can Migrate Throughout Your Body 8 Signs Stress is Making You Sick - And How to Get Healthier, Starting Today Should You Worry About the Chemicals in Your Deodorant? Molloscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts What's the Role for Complementary Medicine in Derm? Cannibis in Dermatology: A Budding Breakthrough for Skincare? Changes in Skin Microbiome May Affect Rosacea The Microbiota matters: In acne, it's not us versus them 6 Expert Tips for Managing Hypothyroidism Why popped pimple led to staph infection The One Supplement a Cancer Expert Wants You to Take 8 Ingredients Everyone with Acne-Prone Skin Needs in Their Beauty Arsenal STAT Research reveals promsing skin infection treatment Glitter iphone cases recalled due to burns When to apply sunscreen before swimming This is what chlorine really does to you The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together 7 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer That Aren't Sunscreen or a Hat Dont forget your scalp Toner vs. Astringent: What's the Difference? 9 Terms You see on Sunscreen Bottled, Defined Diagnosing Skin Cancer With Google Images TWEAKing inflamation: Studies reflect potential treatment target for psoriasis, atopic dermatitis Clinical Considerations for CTCL: Ask an Expert with Frank Glass, MD How to Speed Up Healing So You Can Get Rid of That Nasty Scab From sunscreens to protective clothing, be smart about tanning Night owls, rejoice: A late workout shouldn't hinder your sleep. It could even help. 3 Ways to Make Sure You're Cleaning Your Face Correctly How to Prevent Summer Breakouts Before They Happen Scientists Developing 'Natural' Sunscreen Debunking Acne Myths: Should Patients With Oily Skin Use a Moisturizer? Nanotechnology discussion at the SDPA's Dermatology Conference 7 Gross Things That Happen When You Bite Your Nails How High of an SPF Do You Actually Need? Small but Mighty: Challenges and Opportunities of Nanodelivery 8 Surprising Facts Everyone Should Memorize About Skin Cancer Trying to Build a Better Sunscreen Different Strokes: Variability in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis between Specialties The One Drink That's Drying Out Your Skin, According To A Dermatologist Retinol Cream and Serum Tips Dermatologists Want You To Know 11 Beauty Geniuses Share Their Favorite Products 12 Acne Treatments That Really Work You've been treating your acne all wrong this entire time Patrolling Pemphigus: Identifying Biomarkers to Monitor for Disease Progression Mind Your Business: Exploring the Mind/Skin Connection The Best Antiperspirant 5 Signs of Skin Cancer Other Than a New Mole Tips for taming atopic dermatitis and managing expectations HS treatment requires multipronged approach Nitric oxide drug candidate falters in study This Is Your Body on Stress Biting off more fat than you can chew Recognize, treat, and teach others to spot hidradenitis suppurativa 7 Myths About Retinol Creams, Debunked FDA approves corticosteroid-sparing topical option for eczema How to Cure Chapped Lips Ask the Investigator: The Diagnostic Role of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Gray hair and stress; segment starts at 2:50 Chia Seed Oil: How This Ingredient Works Wonders on Your Skin Lawsuit claims St. Ives Apricot Scrub damages skin, is 'unfit' as a scrub Bald Guy Busted for Running Rogaine Theft Ring Derms likely to misdiagnose fungal infections on visual inspection Acne and Antiaging: Is There a Connection? Combo is King: Therapeutic Synergy in Dermatology Can we lower drug costs? Sunlight And Pollution: A Dangerous Combination For Our Skin





acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin infections, hair loss, wound healing, urticaria, blistering diseases, lupus, sarcoidosis skin cancer oncodermatology


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