M. Howard Triedman, M.D., died on December 14. He was the husband of Dr. Ruth (Seiden) Triedman, and father of Karen (Ronald Markoff), Nancy (Louis Goldman) of Providence and J.Russell Triedman (Melissa) of New York. He is also survived by his brother, Dr. Leonard J. Triedman (Cynthia) of Narragansett and his grandchildren Sidra and Allegra Scharff, Stephanie (Charles Cohen), Miranda, Thomas and Eleanor Triedman. He was the son of the late Dr. Harry and Charlotte (Freedman) Triedman. He is survived by his caregivers, Courtney Whynter, Gina Robinson and Richard Mayanjo.
A graduate of Moses Brown School, he graduated summa cum laude from Brown University, where he was elected in his junior year to Phi Betta Kappa and Sigma Xi, the national honor societies. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he was elected to membership in the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
He served in the United States Navy prior to establishing his neurological practice in Providence, where he was on the staff of the Rhode Island and Miriam Hospitals. He was Professor Emeritus of Neurology at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School and Chief of the Neurological Service at Miriam Hospital, where he served as president of the medical staff. He was also a member of the Investment Board of Lifespan and the Rhode Island Workmen’s Compensation Board.
Contributions may be made to The Miriam Hospital or to a charity of one’s choice.