Sandra A. Friedman
Assistant Clinical Professor
R.N.-B.S.N. Completion Department
Three Parkway Building, Room 936
Sandra A. Friedman CNM, MSN is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Drexel University. She received her certification as a Certified Nurse-Midwife from the American College Of Nurse-Midwives in 1981. She has practiced privately in obstetrics and gynecology with a specialty area in adolescent reproductive health, advocacy, and policy. Professor Friedman served as the Director of Health Services at the J. Seward Johnson Sr. Center for Adolescent Health at HiTOPS Inc. in Princeton, NJ from 2005 to 2010. There she directed a nurse practitioner managed health center that focused on disease prevention and health promotion of female and male adolescents.
At Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Professor Friedman teaches Women’s Health and Health Assessment For Diverse and Vulnerable Populations. Additionally, she is a member of the Robert Wood Johnson Transdisciplinary Simulation team where she has the opportunity to work with undergraduate and graduate nursing students, medical students, residents, and nurse- anesthetists in simulated obstetric emergency situations in order to increase patient safety and quality of care.
Research Interests:Professor Friedman developed innovative community based models of care in the areas of contraception, sexually transmitted disease, HIV, smoking cessation, depression and eating disorder screening, and breast health. She was appointed a Community Fellow of Princeton University for her active involvement in the University’s Community Based Learning Initiative. Professor Friedman currently serves as the Vice President of the Princeton Regional Health Commission.