• Professor, Psychiatry, CWRU School of Medicine
  • Professor, Urology, CWRU School of Medicine

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  • Gender: Female
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Education & Training


1973, University of Houston


1978, Psychology - Baylor College of Medicine - Texas Medical Center

Professional Education

1976, University of Houston


Anxiety Disorders, Cancer Genetics, Cancer Prevention, Clinical Psychology, Minority and Medically Underserved Populations, Psycho-Oncology, Psychosocial Issues Relating to Breast Cancer, Psychotherapy, Depression

Office Locations

UH Westlake Health Center
960 Clague Rd
Seidman Cancer Center, Ste 1200
Westlake, OH 44145
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St John Medical Center
29099 Health Campus Dr
Ste 390
Westlake, OH 44145
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UH Case Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry-Adult
10524 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
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Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

For calendar year 2012, Lois Friedman, PhD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.