Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison 1993
Psychosocial influences on biological regulation and health in aging adults; positive psychological functioning and healthy aging
Adult development and aging; lifespan development
National Institutes of Health
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (UW-Madison)
Comprehensive Cancer Center (UW-Madison)
Zuelsdorff MS, Engelman CD, Friedman EM, Koscik RL, Jonaitis EM, La Rue A, Sager MA (2013). Stressful Events, Social Support, and Cognitive Function in Middle-aged Adults with a Family History of Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Aging and Health, 25,
Lemola S, Lederman T, Friedman EM (2013). Variability of sleep duration is related to subjective sleep quality and subjective well-being. PLoS One,
Advanced online publication. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071292
Friedman EM, Ryff CD (2012). Living well with medical co-morbidities: a biopsychosocial perspective. Journals of Gerontology, Psychological Sciences, 67
Ryff CD, Friedman EM, Morozink JA, Tsenkova V (2012). Psychological resilience in adulthood and later life. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 32
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,
Herd P, Friedman EM, 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.
Ryff, C.D., Friedman, E.M., Fuller-Rowell, T.E., Dienberg Love, G., Morozink, J.A., Radler, B.T., & Tsenkova, V. (2012). Varieties of resilience in MIDUS. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6
Friedman EM (2012). Well-being, aging, and immunity. In S.C. Segerstrom (Ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Psychoneuroimmunology.
New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. 37-62.
Friedman EM & Ryff CD (2012). Theoretical approaches: a biopsychosocial approach to positive aging. In: S.K. Whitbourne & M. Sliwinski (Eds.), Handbook of Adult Development and Aging.
Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing. Pp. 3-24.
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.
Gruenewald TL, Seeman TE, Karlamangla AS, 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.
Gleason CE, Dowling NM, Friedman EM, Wharton W, Asthana S (2011). Using predictors of hormone therapy use to model the healthy user bias: how does healthy user status influence cognitive effects of hormone therapy? Menopause (epub).
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.
Nieto FJ, Peppard PE, Engelman CD, McElroy JA, Galvao LW, Friedman EM, Bersch AJ, Malecki KC (2010). The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), a novel infrastructure for population health research: rationale and methods. BMC Public Health
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 (2010). Stress and Immune Function. In: Charlene A. McQueen (Ed.), Comprehensive Toxicology,
volume 5, pp. 531-547. Oxford: Elsevier.
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,
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,
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.
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