Leonard Friedland is Vice President, Director Scientific Affairs and Public Health, Vaccines North America at GSK.
Dr. Friedland has held many positions in clinical research and development with GSK since 2003, specializing in infectious disease vaccination. Prior to his work at GSK, Dr. Friedland was Division Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, and attending physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. Friedland studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and conducted his residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and his fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, also in Philadelphia. He is currently a fellow and active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
At GSK, Dr. Friedland has led clinical research, health outcomes, and epidemiology teams, and has been directly involved in the development of all of GSK’s currently licensed and investigational vaccines. In his current role, Dr. Friedland is GSK’s primary medical and public health representative and spokesperson for US vaccine topics.