David Claud, MD, PHD

Chief Medical Officer

David Claud, MD, PhD, National Chief Medical Officer, has diverse healthcare experiences that lend themselves well to Activate Healthcare’s mission to transform health care by activating patients and their families to take charge of their health and health care costs.

Prior to joining Activate Healthcare, Dr. Claud was the National Medical Director at Optum, which he believes opened his eyes to new approaches outside traditional medicine. Dr. Claud has an extensive background of working with physicians, other medical staff, and senior health care leaders. In addition, Dr. Claud’s graduate training provided him with a population-health perspective. He is a strong advocate of evidence-based medicine, healthy behaviors, and health promotion.

Dr. Claud earned a BS degree from Wheaton College, where he majored in biology. He earned his PhD and MD degrees from the University of Illinois before beginning his medical career in obstetrics and gynecology in Michigan.

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