David Schneider, MD

David Schneider PhotoF. David Schneider, M.D., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Schneider earned his medical degree at the Boston University School of Medicine. Following his residency in family medicine at Duke University he received advanced training in academic family medicine through a fellowship at the University of Missouri, where he also earned a master of science in public health in epidemiology. Prior to his arrival at UT Southwestern, Dr. Schneider was Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Saint Louis University from 2008 to 2017. Prior to his time in St. Louis, he served as a faculty member at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he was also Director of medical student education, residency program director, and vice chair.

Dr. Schneider is the founding President of the Academy on Violence and Abuse, and he serves on the board of directors of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine. He previously served as Chair of the National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, President of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission on Public Health. Dr. Schneider teaches and does research on violence and its adverse effects on health, and the care of patients with chronic, non-malignant pain.