Dr. Friedman is board certified in gastroenterology and the Director of IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Clinical Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research interests include; colon cancer in Crohn’s disease, patient adherence to surveillance colonoscopy, and IBD and pregnancy. She is an associate editor for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and is a reviewer for Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr. Friedman has published primarily on surveillance in Crohn’s colitis and IBD in pregnancy and has also lectured on these topics. Dr. Friedman is chair of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation New England Chapter Medical Advisory Committee and is chair of their annual patient symposium. She has been elected as “Best up and Coming Gastroenterologist in Boston” in 2004 and also listed as “Best of Boston” in Boston Magazine 2007. Both honors are based upon peer review.