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Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH, DFASAM, FACP

Department of Medicine
Dr. Peter FriedmannDivision of General Internal Medicine

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Associate Dean for Research,
    University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Chief Research Officer, Baystate Health

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Professor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Education and Training

  • Harvard Medical School and New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA
    Faculty Development and Fellowship Program in General Internal Medicine, Clinical and Research Fellow (1992-1994)
  • Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    M.P.H. (1992-1994)
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
    Internship and Residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine (1988-1991)
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    M.D. (1988)
  • Boston University, Boston, MA
    B.A., Program in Liberal Arts and Medicine, Concentration: Medical Science (1984)

Scholarly Foci

  • Health services research
  • Substance use disorders
  • Interface between health care and the criminal justice system

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Friedmann's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Massachusetts Society of Addiction Medicine
    • President-elect (2017-2019)
    • President (2019-2021)
  • American Board of Addiction Medicine & the ABAM Foundation
    • Member (2009-2020)
    • Specialty Director (2013-2016)
  • Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
    • Deputy Editor (2009-present)
    • Associate Editor (2009-2016)
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
    • Member (1995-present)
    • Buprenorphine Trainer and Course Director (2004-2010)
  • Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
    • Member (1995-present)
    • President (2007-2009)
    • Vice President (2005-2007)
    • Treasurer (2003-2005)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award to “Extended-Release Naltrexone to Prevent Opioid Relapse in Criminal Justice Offenders." Clinical Research (CR) Forum Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award (2017)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2012)
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine (2010)
  • Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2000-2004)
  • Bruce M. Selya Award for Research Excellence, Lifespan Hospitals (November 8, 2002)

Academic Office Contact Information

UMMS-Baystate Office of Research
3601 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, MA 01199