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Richard C. Friedberg, MD, PhD: January 2008 Expert Access Biography

Richard C. Friedberg, MD, PhD is Chairman of the Department of Pathology for Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts. At Baystate, he oversees a 22-pathologist hybrid academic/private practice operation responsible for 50,000 surgical specimens, 90,000 cytology specimens, 6 million laboratory tests, and a significant reference laboratory. He is also Professor and Deputy Chairman of the Department of Pathology, Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Dr. Friedberg holds a BS from Stanford University, a PhD and MD from Duke University, and a Masters in Health Care Management from Harvard University.

 

He is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and a member of the Board of Governors.  He is also a member of the CAP Council of Government and Professional Affairs, as well as the Strategic Planning, Technology Assessment, and Finance Committees.