Christopher Friese, Elizabeth Tone Hosmer Professor of Nursing, Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan, focuses on measuring and improving the quality of cancer care delivery. He directs the Center for Improving Patient and Population Health and serves as Associate Director of the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. He is also a faculty investigator at the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. He leads an NCI-funded training program in cancer care delivery and has mentored over 20 early career scientists.

In 2016, he served as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow in the office of Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. In 2018, he was appointed to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors.

Friese received a BSN-PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and completed postdoctoral studies at Harvard University. In 2017, he was installed as the inaugural holder of the Hosmer Professorship.