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Elizabeth J Friedman, MD, MPH

TitleDirector of Region 7 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU)
InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
Address2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City MO 64108
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    TitleMedical Director of Environmental Health, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Innovation
    InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City

    TitleAssociate Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City

    TitleResearch Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Kansas Medical Center

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    University of Missouri Medical School, Columbia, MOMD2010Medicine
    George Washington University, Washington, DCMPH2005Public Health, epidemiology
    Michigan State / Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MIResidency2014Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CAResidency2016Preventive Medicine
    University of Washington, SeattleFellowship2018Reproductive and Pediatric Environmental Health
    University of Washington, SeattleFellowship2019Occupational Medicine

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    NU61TS000296-01-00     (Elizabeth Friedman)Sep 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2024
    Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit
    Role Description: The goal of this project is to build partnerships, expand access & Increase awareness to reduce environmental threats to reproductive & pediatric health.

    Children’s Mercy Hospital - KBR Grant     (Elizabeth Friedman)Oct 1, 2020 - Sep 30, 2022

    Air Pollution and Health in KCK
    Role Description: The goal of this project is to respond to a community inquiry asking if the local level of air pollution adversely affects their health. The purpose of this study is to assess the relationships between exposure and health for a small population, using secondary information, which requires multidisciplinary methods to determine if the available information is sufficient for community level health research.

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    1. Friedman E, Lee B, Kalman C, Wilson N. Historic racism in Kansas City affects Today's pediatric asthma burden. Health Place. 2022 Nov; 78:102927. PMID: 36343562.
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    2. Andrew Maier, Debra Cherry, Elizabeth Friedman, . Information Resources in Toxicology (Fifth Edition), Chapter 41 Occupational Health . 2020; 443-452.
    3. Friedman, EJ; Adkins, S; Guidotti, TL. Foundational Health Content in Environmental Studies, Sciences, and Sustainability Education; Report of a Workshop. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 2020; 10:327-333.
    4. Friedman, E; Hazlehurst, M; Karr, C; Suarez-Lopez, J. Proximity to Floricultural Production and Childhood Neuropsychological Function. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2020; 223(1):220-227.
    5. Hill, L; Nichols, J; Wing, D; Waalen, J; Friedman, E. Training on Exercise is Medicinal Within and Integrative Medicine Curriculum. Am J Prev Med. 2015; 5suppl 3(49):278-84.
    6. Friedman, EJ; Roach, RR. A Public Health Concern of International Proportions. Tropical Pediatrics. 2012; 113-120.
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