7:30am - 8:30am|
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS
Roger M. Cass, MD Lecture
Chronic Pain: Maybe it is all in their head
Daniel J. Clauw, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Psychiatry
Director of Translational Research, Department of Anesthesiology
Director, Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center
University of Michigan
Daniel Clauw is a Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine (Rheumatology) and Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. He serves as Director of the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center. Until January 2009 he also served as the first Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research within the University of Michigan Medical School, and PI of the UM Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA). He attended the University of Michigan for both undergraduate and medical school studies and then completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology Fellowship at Georgetown University. He joined the faculty at Georgetown University in 1990, and while there, founded the Georgetown Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, and served as the Division Chief of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, and Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine. Since moving to UM in 2001, Dr. Clauw has continued his commitment to the clinical care and research into overlapping conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Illnesses, and Interstitial Cystitis just to name a few, having become an internationally known expert in chronic pain, and especially the central nervous system contributions to chronic pain states, performing past or ongoing work in conditions such as low back pain, osteoarthritis, vulvodynia, endometriosis, irritable bowel syndrome, and temporomandibular joint disorder.
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Identify the clinical features of centralized pain states.
2. Learn how to treat pain based on the underlying mechanisms of pain rather than the disease causing the pain.
|Location: ||Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building|
Posted by: Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 21-Nov-14 10:00am ET