Linda P. Fried

Co-Founder at Experience in Action

Linda P. Fried

Linda P. Fried

Co-Founder at Experience in Action

Biography

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, is Dean, DeLamar Professor of Public Health, and Professor of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She is also Professor of Medicine at Columbia’s College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Fried is a leader in the fields of epidemiology and geriatrics and an internationally renowned scientist who has dedicated her career to the science of healthy aging and creating the basis for a transition to an aging world that benefits all ages. She has led in defining the nature causes and consequences of frailty and disability in older adults and opportunities for prevention. Dr. Fried is the co-founder of Experience Corps, a community-based senior volunteer program that deploys the social capital of an aging society to improve the academic success of children in elementary schools while simultaneously promoting the health of the older volunteers. Dr. Fried is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Federation for Aging Research’s Irving Wright Award, and the American Geriatrics Society Henderson Award. She was named a “Living Legend in Medicine” by the U.S. Congress and one of the Top 100 Women in Maryland. Dr. Fried is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine and of the Association of American Physicians and has a Merit Award from the National Institute on Aging, and is a member of the MacArthur Network on an Aging Society and the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Challenges of an Aging World. Dr. Fried is an appointed member of the Macy Foundation Board.

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Number of Boards

6

Number of Awards

1

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Vice Provost for Academic Programs at Columbia University

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Lead Investor at Portfolia, Inc.

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Visiting Scholar at Institute of Medicine

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Julius B. Richmond Professor Health Policy & Management at Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Public Good Projects

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Director at Harvard University - Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard School Of Public Health

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Executive Vice President-External Affairs at HSS Properties Corporation

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President at The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Treasurer at The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

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Principal Investigator & Executive Director at The Child Protection in Crisis Network

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Current

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly called the Institute of Medicine (IoM), is an American nonprofit, non-governmental organization. The National Academy of Medicine is a part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the National Research Council (NRC). The National Academy of Medicine provides national advice on issues relating to biomedical science, medicine, and health, and serves as an adviser to the nation to improve health. It aims to provide unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy to policy-makers, professionals, leaders in every sector of society, and the public at large. Operating outside the framework of the U.S. federal government, it relies on a volunteer workforce of scientists and other experts, operating under a formal peer-review system. As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in a relevant field as well as for their willingness to participate actively.

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ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE.

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Current
Career History
Co-Founder
2008 - Current

Engage older adults aged 50+ as tutors and mentors for children in schools nationwide.

Dean
Current

Since 1922, the Mailman School has been at the forefront of public health research, education, and community collaboration. Addressing everything from chronic disease to HIV/AIDS to healthcare policy, the School tackles today’s pressing public health issues, translating research into action.

Professor, Medicine
Current

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, often known as P&S, is a graduate school of Columbia University that is located in the Columbia University Medical Center in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Founded in 1767 by Samuel Bard as the medical department of King's College (now Columbia University), the College of Physicians and Surgeons was the first medical school in the thirteen colonies and hence, the United States, to award the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. Beginning in 1993, P&S also was the first U.S. medical school to hold a White Coat Ceremony.

Boards & Committees
Trustee
Prior

The New York Academy of Medicine advances the health of people in cities. An independent organization since 1847, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world’s urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, innovative research, evaluation, education, and community engagement. Drawing on the expertise of its professional staff, diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, its current priorities are to create environments in cities that support healthy aging; to strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public’s health; to eliminate health disparities; and to preserve and promote the heritage of medicine and public health.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2012

The New York Academy of Medicine advances the health of people in cities. An independent organization since 1847, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world’s urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, innovative research, evaluation, education, and community engagement. Drawing on the expertise of its professional staff, diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, its current priorities are to create environments in cities that support healthy aging; to strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public’s health; to eliminate health disparities; and to preserve and promote the heritage of medicine and public health.

$1,000 - $4,999
2011

The New York Academy of Medicine advances the health of people in cities. An independent organization since 1847, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world’s urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, innovative research, evaluation, education, and community engagement. Drawing on the expertise of its professional staff, diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, its current priorities are to create environments in cities that support healthy aging; to strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public’s health; to eliminate health disparities; and to preserve and promote the heritage of medicine and public health.

$1,000 - $4,999
2010

The New York Academy of Medicine advances the health of people in cities. An independent organization since 1847, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world’s urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, innovative research, evaluation, education, and community engagement. Drawing on the expertise of its professional staff, diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, its current priorities are to create environments in cities that support healthy aging; to strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public’s health; to eliminate health disparities; and to preserve and promote the heritage of medicine and public health.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Representative from New York's 10th Congressional District

$250
2012

Former President of United States

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2012

Founder at Congressional Black Caucus Institute

Awards & Honors
National Institute on Aging - MERIT Award
Events
Speaker
2018 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Speaker
Switzerland
2013 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 continues the mission of the World Economic Forum. It is committed to improving the state of the world and has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme. The Annual Meeting remains the foremost creative force for engaging leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.

Speaker
Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.

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