Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Pain Treatment Program
Dr. Michael R. Clark is associate professor and director of the Adolf Meyer Chronic Pain Treatment Programs in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, where he is also vice chair. Dr. Clark has joint appointments in the Departments of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery in the School of Medicine and of Mental Hygiene in the Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health.
Specializing in the care of patients with chronic medical illnesses, Dr. Clark is a member of the Blaustein Pain Treatment Center and the Vestibular & Balance Disorders Center at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. These interdisciplinary efforts deliver comprehensive medical care to patients with disabling conditions that are refractory to diagnosis and treatment.
A fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Dr. Clark currently devotes his research work to psychiatric phenomenology of sensory abnormalities such as chronic dizziness and pain, including studies on neuropathic pain. He serves on the National Institutes of Health Division of Research Grants Risk Prevention and Health Behavior Study Section.
He received his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, his master’s in public health from the University of Washington and his master’s in business administration from The Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies.