Daniel Clauw M.D.

Professor, Anesthesiology, Medicine & Psychiatry

Daniel Clauw, M.D. is a Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Michigan where he also attended undergrad and medical school. He completed an internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at Georgetown University, where he held roles including Chief of Rheumatology and Vice Chair of Medicine. He and his research team moved to the University of Michigan in 2002 where Dr. Clauw helped grow the clinical and translational research infrastructure, becoming the first Assistant and then Associate Dean for Clinical Research, and the first PI of the University of Michigan Clinical and Translational Sciences Award. This group has identified the critical phenotypic features of individuals whose central nervous system is amplifying or magnifying their pain, and as such has been critical in helping elucidate the importance of the central nervous system in all chronic pain conditions.