Dr. William Friedman’s Awards, Honors and Professional Appointments

William A. Friedman, professor, chairman, accomplished neurosurgeon.

Above all Dr. Friedman is driven by a passion to improve the lives of those suffering from brain disorders.

He is author of more than 250 articles and book chapters and has written a book on radiosurgery. In 1982, he joined the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery, and is now a member of the Shands Hospital Board of Directors.


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Honors and Awards:

1970 – National Merit Scholar
1970 – Oberlin College – Phi Beta Kappa
1976 – Graduated summa cum laude
1976 – Maurice B. Rusoff Award for excellence in medicine
1982 – NIH Teacher Investigator Award (NS 00682-02)
1990 – UF College of Medicine Clinical Research Prize

Professional Appointments:

Member of the Shands Hospital Board of Directors
Director of the Preston Wells Center for Brain Tumor Therapy at the University of Florida
Past-President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Past President of the Florida Neurosurgical Society
Past President of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
Past Editor of Neurosurgery On Call, the Internet homepage of organized neurosurgery
Gubernatorial Appointee to the Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research