Fovette E. Dush Early Career Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor, Neurology
Dr. Brian Callaghan, the Fovette E. Dush early career professor of neurology, has two main research interests, the epidemiology of peripheral neuropathy and neurology health services research. He has over 100 peer- reviewed publications including more than 40 first and last author publications. He has received grant funding from the NIH (NIDDK R-01 grant, NIH K23 grant), VA (CSR&D Merit grant), ADA (Junior Faculty Award), JDRF, and the AAN. He serves as the co-section editor for the Innovations in Care Delivery website for the Neurology journal. Dr. Callaghan also serves as the vice chair of the AAN Health Services Research subcommittee. He is currently the vice chair of the Peripheral Nerve Society’s Education committee and a board member for the International Diabetes Neuropathy Consortium. He serves on the University of Michigan’s Neurology Department’s Faculty Recruitment and the Underserved Medical Care committees as well as the MDiabetes Enrichment committee. He recently became the co-director of the Neuromuscular division. He teaches Evidence Based Medicine to the University of Michigan medical students, interviews for the medical school, and coordinates the neuromuscular lecture for the Neurology residents. He previously served as the diabetic neuropathy chair for the scientific sessions meeting planning committee of the ADA, as the co-chair for the health services research special interest group for the ANA, on the Michigan Program on Value Enhancement (MPrOVE) committee, and on the national Epic adult neurology steering board.