The Carol Friedman Award
The Carol Friedman Award was established in 2011 to honor Dr. Carol Friedman for her exemplary leadership, outstanding mentorship, and extraordinary dedication and contributions to comprehensive cancer control.
Dr. Friedman served as CDC’s first Comprehensive Control Branch Chief in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. She was a tireless advocate for the underserved and led numerous disaster response teams as a highly decorated commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service.
2018 Award Nomination Information
Theme: Excellence in Addressing Cancer Disparities
The Carol Friedman Award was awarded to two outstanding individuals on September 11th, 2018 at the NCCCP’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. These cancer control leaders exemplify Carol’s desire to help all people overcome disease through their incredible service in reducing cancer disparities in their communities.