Henry Friedman, MD
- James B. Powell, Jr. Professor of Neuro-Oncology
- Chief, Division of Medical Neuro-Oncology
Department of Neurosurgery
- Deputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke
Dr. Henry S. Friedman is an internationally renowned academic adult and pediatric neuro-oncologist who helps to lead The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University. He is the author of more than 500 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters and has presented extensively at both
international and national meetings.
Dr. Friedman is a committed educator who is a member of the Executive and Super Executive Committees of Duke Medical School which is responsible for the recruitment, screening, and selection of medical students. He has reviewed grants for the National Institutes of Health for over 15 years in a spectrum of different study sections. He is the senior editor of CNS Oncology, was the Associate Editor for the Neuro-Oncology Section of Cancer for 15 years, and is a reviewer for over 25 academic journals.
Dr. Friedman serves on the advisory board of a number of organizations including Voices Against Brain Cancer, the Tug McGraw Foundation, Pinnacle Care, the National Children’s Cancer Society, Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research and Information, Blast Glioblastoma, The End Brain Cancer Initiative, and Cancer Expert Now. He is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Biomedical Research.
He has received a number of awards for his work including the Visionary Award from the Tug McGraw Foundation, the Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Award from the Voices Against Brain Cancer Foundation, and the Health Network Foundation Service Excellence Award. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association.
The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center
- Author of more than 500 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters
- Senior Editor of CNS Oncology
- Recognized with many important awards, including the Visionary Award from the Tug McGraw Foundation