MIBAC Leadership

Diane Walkerdine, PT, MPT

Diane Walkerdine, PT, MPT (Program Manager) is a Physical Therapist licensed in the State of Michigan. She received her BS and MPT degrees at Oakland University, and is pursuing her MBA at Walsh College. She has practiced as a physical therapist for 27 years, with extensive experience with treatment of low back pain. She also has experience in Management, Program Management, and Data Analysis, and is currently pursuing her MBA at Walsh College. She is excited to be a part of the MIBAC Coordinating Center team and to be a part of improving the care for patients with low back pain through evidence-based evaluation and treatment methods.

Steven Fried, MD

Steven Fried, MD (Program Director) is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, and did an internship in Family Medicine at Overlook Hospital, Family Medicine, NJ. He has been a Family Medicine physician with Henry Ford Medical Group for seventeen years. His care philosophy is “I strive to treat patients with compassion and respect, while addressing their medical needs. My job is to be a partner with patients in designing a plan for their medical care. All medicines have potential side effects, and minimizing unnecessary use of medicines is always a priority.”

Marjan Moghaddam, DO

Marjan Moghaddam, DO (Associate Director) is a Board-Certified Family Practitioner (American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians) with the Henry Ford Medical Group. Her medical school training was at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (2012) and residency training at Garden City Hospital, Family Medicine (2015). “One of the things I enjoy most about being a doctor is the chance to help people. I don’t just see a patient with a symptom, I see a whole person. I like to take a holistic approach to care so people stay healthy in mind, body and spirit,” said Dr. Moghaddam.

Linda Holland, DC

Linda Holland, DC (Associate Director) is a Chiropractor with the Henry Ford Center of Integrative Medicine, Henry Ford Medical Group. She received her doctoral degree from Life University in Georgia in 1990. Prior to joining Henry Ford, she was in private practice for 29 years throughout the metro Detroit area. As an experienced practitioner, she has worked primarily in family care, focusing on various back conditions addressing the importance of spinal alignment, exercise, stretching, nutrition and meditation. Dr. Holland has certifications in the Webster Technique, Cox disc management traction technique and is currently finishing up her certification as a Primary Spine Care Practitioner at the University of Pittsburgh.

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