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2016 Global Health Summit on Violence & Abuse

Plenary and Speakers

F. David Schneider MD, MSPH

F. David Schneider MD, MSPH

Professor and Chair of the St. Louis University Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Interests: Adverse health effects of violence and victimization, substance abuse, health care disparities, women's health, public health

M.D. Boston University; Residency: Duke/Fayetteville FP Residency Program, Fayetteville, NC; Fellowship: Academic Family Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Dr. Schneider recently joined the department of Family and Community Medicine at Saint Louis University from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he was professor and vice chairman of family and community medicine and co-director of the Center for Violence Prevention.
His career has focused on medical education. He served as director of medical student education and the family medicine residency director at UTm developing innovative programs there. He is nationally recognized for his work with the AMA's National Advisory Council on Violence and Abuse and the Academy of Violence and Abuse. He is one of the founders of the Academy and is its past president and chair of their board of directors. His research interests include the adverse health effects of violence and victimization. He also teaches about family violence, substance abuse and women's health.

Dr. Schneider also served as chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians' Commission on Public Health, and as president of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians. He has received numerous awards, including most recently the Texas Academy of Family Physicians Sam A. Nixon Leadership Award. His publications include numerous book chapters, journal articles and reveiws on family violence. He has been principal and co-pricipal investigator on many research and training grants.