Christopher Friese, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Christopher Friese, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, was selected as a 2018-2019 Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The Emerging Leaders are early- to mid-career professionals selected by NAM leadership to engage in a variety of activities over a three-year term. The program facilitates opportunities for mentorship, collaboration, and innovation among the participants, NAM members, and experts across sectors.
Dr. Friese is the Elizabeth Tone Hosmer Professor of Nursing and Director, Center for Improving Patient and Population Health, at the University of Michigan. His focus is on measuring and improving the quality of cancer care delivery. A national expert in the analyses of claims data to study care quality, he was the first nurse scientist to complete a K99/R00 Pathway to Independence award from the National Institute of Nursing Research. He was inducted into the Academy in 2012.