Dr. David  Clarke

Dr. David Clarke

Dr. Clarke is President of the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology Emeritus and Assistant Director at the Center for Ethics at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He has diagnosed and treated over 7000 adult and adolescent patients with pain and other physical symptoms linked to stress (Psychophysiologic Disorders or PPD).  He is also a Faculty Associate in the Doctor of Behavioral Health programs at Arizona State University and at the Cummings Graduate Institute. His book for patients with PPD, "They Can’t Find Anything Wrong!," was praised as "truly remarkable" by a president of the American Psychosomatic Society and described as "wonderful" by the founder of the Gastroenterology Dept at Yale University.  (All royalties are donated to the PPDA.)  His latest textbook is Psychophysiologic Disorders for which he was the lead editor.  Dr. Clarke lectures on PPD frequently throughout North America.