Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan

Dr Daniel Clauw is a Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine (Rheumatology) and Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. He attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Michigan, following which he did an Internal Medicine Residency and Rheumatology Fellowship at Georgetown University. He stayed at Georgetown as a faculty member from 1990–2002,
serving as Chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Vice Chair of Medicine.

While at Georgetown, he founded the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center (CPFRC), and in 2002 was recruited to bring this group to the University of Michigan, where the group has become one of the most successful pain research groups in the world.  He also served as the first PI of the University of Michigan Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA), as well as the first Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, and founded the institute that houses the UM CTSA, the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research.

He has over 450 peer-reviewed publications, over $100M in federal funding, and is currently co-PI of four NIH center grants and two R01s, studying various aspects of chronic pain. He also has been a very active mentor, serving as the primary mentor for 31 NIH K awardees, nearly all of whom have gone on to obtain R series funding or the equivalent.