James F. Fries, M.D.

Dr. Fries is Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in conceptualization of strategies to promote healthy aging, sale in behavioral approaches to decrease morbidity, in long-term outcome assessment, in self-management strategies, in improvement in chronic disease outcomes, in design of efficacious, effective, and cost-effective interventions, in evaluation of medium and long-term behavioral interventions by large randomized clinical trial, and in managing large scale patient data collection and analysis projects. He has published over 200 articles, 11 books, and numerous book chapters and invited papers, and is a frequent keynote speaker.

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