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Fred Friedberg Professor Psychiatry School of Medicine

Biography

Fred Friedberg’s research interests are   chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia (FM), and  Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing  ( EMDR .)  He is studying short-term cognitive-behavioral interventions for fatigue and pain. Friedberg has authored seven books and many scientific papers on  CFS and FM. His research efforts are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. He is founder and editor of the peer review journal: Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health and Behavior. Dr. Friedberg is also president of the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis .

Education

  • PhD, City University of New York
  • AB, State University of New York at Buffalo

Research Grants

Award Start End Sponsor Type Amount Status
Psychiatric Comorbidity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 2001-08-01T00:00:00 2007-07-31T00:00:00 National Institute of Mental Health Federal 787996 Closed
Fatigue Self-Management in Primary Care: Efficacy, Credibility, and Economics 2008-01-24T00:00:00 2012-12-31T00:00:00 National Institute for Nursing Research Federal 915517 Closed
STTR: Feasibility of a Home-Based Self-Management Program for Chronic Fatigue 2007-09-28T00:00:00 2008-09-27T00:00:00 Warren Stress Management Nonfederal 58744 Closed
A Pilot Study of Graded Excercise Therapy in Fibromyalgia 2004-11-01T00:00:00 2005-10-31T00:00:00 American Express Gift Matching Program Nonfederal 600 Closed
A Pilot Study of Graded Exercise Therapy in Fibromyalgia 2004-10-22T00:00:00 2007-11-30T00:00:00 Links Spa and Racquet Club Nonfederal 39555 Closed
Project 2 - Psycho-Physiological Mechanisms of Masked Hypertension 2013-03-01T00:00:00 2014-02-28T00:00:00 Columbia University Nonfederal 201612 Closed
MHT - Psychosocial Factors and Cardiovascular Disease 2013-03-01T00:00:00 2014-02-28T00:00:00 Columbia University Nonfederal 766990 Closed
Efficacy of Home-Based Self-Management for Chronic Fatigue 2011-09-12T00:00:00 2014-07-31T00:00:00 Warren Stress Management Nonfederal 330145.5 Closed
Project 2: Psychophysiological Mechanisms of Masked Hypertension 2014-03-01T00:00:00 2017-02-28T00:00:00 Columbia University Nonfederal 416091 Approved
MHT - Psychosocial Factors and Cardiovascular Disease 2014-03-01T00:00:00 2017-02-28T00:00:00 Columbia University Nonfederal 1683966 On Hold
ME/CFS: Activity Patterns and Autonomic Dysfunction 2016-06-01T00:00:00 2018-03-31T00:00:00 National Institute for Nursing Research Federal 885376 Approved