Director, Glaucoma Service and Co-Director, Glaucoma Center of Excellence
Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard University
Dr. Friedman is the Alfred and Diane Kaneb Chair in Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and the Director of the Glaucoma Division and the Medical Director of Clinical Research at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute. Until May, 2019, he was the Alfred Sommer Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with joint appointments as Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale College, received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, received an MPH and a PhD in epidemiology from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Friedman’s research has focused on angle closure glaucoma, ophthalmic epidemiology, and glaucoma therapy with an emphasis on medication adherence among glaucoma patients. He has served on the editorial boards of Ophthalmology, the Cochrane Collaboration, and the Journal of Glaucoma, and plays a leadership role in the World Glaucoma Association.