Patrick Hanaway, MD, is a board-certified family physician with a medical degree from Washington University and residency training from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Hanaway was the chief medical education officer for The Institute for Functional Medicine from 2012 to 2014 and then worked as the medical director of the Center for Functional Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. He helped develop the clinical model, supported the research agenda, and promoted education change at the Cleveland Clinic. He is currently the director of research at the Center for Functional Medicine, where he has developed randomized clinical trials (RCTs) as well as innovative research in outcomes and total cost of care. Dr. Hanaway’s interests are in the development of healthcare delivery models that learn from traditional medical systems and promote research to demonstrate improved value in patient outcomes per dollar.
Dr. Hanaway served on the executive committee for the American Board of Integrative Medicine and as president of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. He cofounded Family to Family: Your Home for Whole Health Care with his wife in Asheville, NC. He has been initiated as a marakame (shaman) by the Huichol people in the Sierra Madres of Central Mexico. Dr. Hanaway promotes holism and systems medicine and teaches on the clinical application of nutritional biochemistry, with an emphasis on digestion, immunology, mitochondrial function, and wellness.