PhD, Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1978
BA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1973
Friedmann, E., Thomas, S.A., Son, H., Chapa, D.W., McCune, S. Pet's presence and owner's blood pressures during the daily lives of pet owners with pre-to mild hypertension. Anthrozoös (In Press).
Friedmann, E., Son, H., Chapa, D., Lee, H-J., Thomas, S.A., Poor social support is associated with increases in depression but not anxiety over 2 years in heart failure outpatients. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. In Press.
Son, H., Thomas, S.A., Friedmann, E. The association between psychological distress and coping patterns in post MI patients and their partners. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 21(15-16) 2392-239, 2012.
Woltz, P.C., Chapa, D.W., Friedmann, E., Son, H., Akintade, B., Thomas, S.A. Effects of interventions on depression in heart failure: A systematic review. Heart & Lung, 41(5), 469-483 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2012.06.002.
Ross, A., Bevans, M., Friedmann, E., Thomas, S.A. National survey of yoga practitioners: Mental and physical health benefits. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2012 ID JACM-2012-626.
Son, H., Friedmann, E., Thomas, S.A. Application of pattern mixture models to address missing data in longitudinal data analysis using SPSS. Nursing Research. 61:195-203, 2012.
Saylor, J. Friedmann, E., Lee, H-J. Navigating complex samples analysis using national survey data. Nursing Research, 61:231-237, 2012.
Gilden, R, Friedmann, E., Satler, B., Squibb, K.; McPhaul, K. Potential health effects related to pesticide use on athletic fields. Public Health Nursing, 29: 198-207, 2012.
Adelman, R.D., Greene, M.G., Friedmann, E., Ory, M.G., and Snow, C.E. Older patients – physician discussions about exercise. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 19:225-238, 2011.
Friedmann, E., Thomas, S.A., Son, H. for the HAT Investigators. Pets, depression and long term survival in community living patients following myocardial infarction . Anthrozoos, 24: 273-285, 2011.
Freedenberg, V., Thomas, S.A., and Friedmann, E. Anxiety and depression in ICD recipients and heart failure: A review. Heart Failure Clinics of North America, 7: 59-68, 2011.
Thomas, S.A., Friedmann, E., Lee, H-J., Son, H., Morton, P.G. and the HAT Investigators. Changes in anxiety and depression over 2 years in medically stable patients following myocardial infarction and their spouses in the Home Automatic External Defibrillator Trial (HAT): A Longitudinal Observational Study. Heart, 97:371-381, 2011.
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Academic & Professional Activities:
Editorial Board, Journal for Human-Animal Interactions
Board Member and Past President, International Society for Anthrozoology
Scientific Advisory Board, Athena Institute for Women's Wellness
Adjunct Professor of Public Health in Medicine, Cornell University Weill School of Medicine
Regular Member, Graduate Faculty, University of Maryland, Baltimore