University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Lex Frieden is professor of biomedical informatics and of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is also director of the ILRU independent living research, training and technical assistance program at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital. He has served as chairperson of the National Council on Disability, president of Rehabilitation International, and chairperson of the American Association of People with Disabilities. Frieden was instrumental in conceiving and drafting the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).