Prof. James Fries Stanford School of Medicine, USA

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Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine. He advanced the Compression of Morbidity Hypothesis in 1980 and has with colleagues been testing its implications ever since. He has made two invited presentations to the Nobel Committee and two invited lectures to the Institute of Medicine and keynoted the... read moreCentennial lecture of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has published over 400 articles and eleven books, many on human aging and new approaches to management of arthritis and other chronic illnesses. His work continues to be cited more frequently than any others in his 404 members department. The Fries Foundation, together with the CDC Foundation, has for 25 years annually recognized the persons who have done the most to improve human health.