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Elliot M. Friedman

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Email: efriedman |at| purdue.edu
Office: HNLY 247 Map
Phone: 765-496-6378
Fax: 765-496-1144
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Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

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Education


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison 1993

Research Interests


Psychosocial influences on biological regulation and health in aging adults; positive psychological functioning and healthy aging

Teaching Interests


Adult development and aging; lifespan development

Grants


National Institutes of Health
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (UW-Madison)
Comprehensive Cancer Center (UW-Madison)

Publications


Herd P, Friedman EM, Karraker A (In Press). The social patterns of a biological risk factor for disease: race, gender, socioeconomic position, and C-reactive protein. Journals of Gerontology, Social Sciences.

Greenfield EA, Lee C, Friedman EM, Springer KW (2011). Childhood abuse as a risk factor for poor sleep quality in adulthood: evidence from a US national study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 42(2): 245-256.

Friedman EM (2011). Sleep quality, social engagement, and inflammation: an integrative analysis in a national sample. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1231(1): 23-34.

Morozink JA, Ryff CD, Friedman EM, Coe CL (2010). Socioeconomic and psychosocial predictors of interleukin-6 in the MIDUS sample. Health Psychology, 29: 626-635.

Friedman EM & Herd P (2010). Income, education, and inflammation: differential associations in a national probability sample (the MIDUS study). Psychosomatic Medicine, 72: 290-300.

Friedman EM, Williams DR, Singer BH, Ryff CD (2009). Chronic discrimination predicts higher circulating levels of E-selectin in a national sample: the MIDUS study. Brain Behavior & Immunity, 23: 684-692.

Krueger PM & Friedman EM (2009). The correlates of sleep duration in the United States: a cross-sectional population based study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 169: 1052-1063.

Friedman EM, Love GD, Davidson R, Urry H, Rosencranz M, Singer BH, Ryff CD (2007). Socioeconomic status predicts subjective and objective sleep quality in aging women. Psychosomatic Medicine, 69: 682-691.

Friedman EM, Hayney M, Love GD, Singer BH, Ryff CD (2007). Plasma interleukin-6 and soluble IL-6 receptors are associated with psychological well-being in aging women. Health Psychology, 26: 305-313.

Friedman, EM, Hayney M, Love GD, Davidson R, Urry H, Rosencranz M, Singer BH, Ryff CD (2005). Social relationships, sleep quality, and interleukin-6 in aging women. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102: 18757-18762.

Friedman, E, M. (2012). Well-being, aging, and immunity. In S.C. Segerstrom (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychoneuroimmunology (pp 37-62). New York: Oxford University Press.

Friedman, E. M., & Ryff, C. D. (2012). Living well with medical co-morbidities: A biopsychosocial perspective. Journals of Gerontology, Psychological Sciences, 67, 535-544.

Friedman, E. M., & Ryff, C. D. (2012). Theoretical approaches: a biopsychosocial approach to positive aging. In: S. K. Whitbourne & M. Sliwinski (Eds.), Handbook of Adult Development and Aging (pp. 3-24). Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing.

Gruenewald, T. L., Seeman, T. E., Karlamangla, A. S., Friedman, E., & Evans, W. (2012). Biological imprints of social status: Socioeconomic gradients in biological markers of disease risk. In B. Wolfe, B. Evans, & T. Seeman (Eds.), Biological Consequences of Socioeconomic Inequalities. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Hale, L., Hill, T., Friedman, E., Nieto, J., Galvao, L., Engelman, C., Malecki, K.,& Peppard, P. (2012). Perceived neighborhood disorder, sleep quality, and health status: Evidence from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin. Social Science & Medicine, 79, 16-22.

Herd, P., Friedman, E. M., & Karraker, A. (2012). The social patterns of a biological risk factor for disease: race, gender, socioeconomic position, and C-reactive protein. Journals of Gerontology, Social Sciences, 67, 503-513.

Lin, F., Friedman, E., Quinn, J., Chen, D-G., & Mapstone, M. (2012). Effect of leisure activities on inflammation and cognitive function in an aging sample. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54(3), e398-404.

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