Joseph Friedman

Joseph H. Friedman

Director, Movement Disorders Program at Brown University

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38 Brown St, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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Director of the Movement Disorders Program - Butler Hospital

Medical Director - American Parkinson Disease Association , Inc.

MD - NeuroHealth, LLC

Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center - NEUROHEALTH, INC.

Director - Parkinson's Disease Foundation Inc

Clinical Director - Referral Center

Editor-in-Chief of Medicine and Health - Information and Referral Center of Rhode Island


B.A. - mathematics , University of Chicago

M.A. - mathematics , Washington University

M.D.Brown University

M.D.Warren Alpert Medical School

MD62nd American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

master's degree - math , Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

medical degreeColumbia University

medical degreeColumbia University Medical Center


Member of Scientific Advisory Council - Lewy Body Dementia Association Inc

Elected Member of the American Academy of Neurology Movement Disorders Section Executive Committee and A Fellow - American Academy of Neurology

Member - American Neurological Association

Active Member - Parkinson Study Group

Member of the Committees - National Institutes of Health

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Joseph Friedman
Joseph Friedman (USA): completed medical school and neurology residency at Columbia University in New York. He has been a clinical movement disorders specialist at Brown University since 1982 and currently is the Director of the Movement Disorders Program at Butler Hospital and Professor and Chief, Division of Movement Disorders, Dept of Neurology at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. He has participated in numerous studies in Parkinson's disease and his personal research has mainly focused on behavior problems in PD, particularly psychosis and fatigue, as well as drug induced movement disorders. He has been clinical director of the APDA PD Information and Referral Center since 1985, and has been active in the PD support group community in RI since 1982. He has been editor in chief of Rhode Island Medical Journal, the state medical society journal since 1999,has served on the editorial board of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and Movement Disorders and has served as a peer reviewer for over 80 national and international medical journals. His video introduction to PD for lay people has been viewed by over 200,000 on You Tube. His PDF sponsored video on hallucinations has also been popular. He has published many articles in the medical literature as well as articles for the PWP community.

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Joseph H. Friedman, M.D.Joseph H. Friedman, M.D.Director, Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorder CenterProfessor, Clinical Neurosciences, Brown University Medical School Joseph H. Friedman is a Professor of Clinical Neurosciences at Brown University Medical School, Chief of the section on Parkinson's disease & Movement Disorders, and adjunct professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island.He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a member of the American Neurological Association.He is Editor-in-Chief of Rhode Island's state medical journal and serves on the editorial board of Movement Disorders.His areas of research focus include drug-induced psychosis in Parkinson's disease, effects of atypical antipsychotic drugs on movement disorders, and behavioral abnormalities in Parkinson's Disease.

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Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease Join ... Joseph H. Friedman, M.D. Learn more about this under­-recognized symptom by joining a one-­hour online seminar led by PDF and Joseph H. Friedman, M.D., Director, Movement Disorders Program, Butler Hospital and Professor and Chief, Division of Movement Disorders, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University.

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