Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, NE
Ms. Friedman has a range of experiences in the strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of health communication interventions. She has focused on programs aimed at reaching diverse and underserved populations, and those aimed at less conventional ‘behavior changes’.
As a Health Scientist in CDC's Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP), Ms. Friedman has led a national HPV awareness and education effort for the public, providers, and patients; she is now leading DSTDP's Infertility Prevention Social Marketing Effort to promote chlamydia screening among girls and young women. She brings with her an in-depth understanding of HPV- and CT-related attitudes, knowledge, perceptions, and communication preferences of these target audiences.
Areas of expertise include: Health communication; social marketing; HPV communication; social & behavioral determinants of health.