"On the final day of The Institute for Functional Medicine’s 2017 Annual International Conference, held June 1-3, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA, IFM recognizes Patrick Hanaway, MD, as the honored recipient of the Linus Pauling Award. Dr. Hanaway receives this award for his innovation in medical education and pioneering work in clinical outcomes research.
"Dr. Hanaway 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 Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He helped develop the clinical model, supported the research agenda, and promoted education change at Cleveland Clinic. He is currently the director of research at Cleveland Clinic 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 co-founded Family to Family: Your Home for Whole Health Care with his wife in Asheville, NC. Dr. Hanaway promotes systems medicine and teaches on the clinical application of nutritional biochemistry, with an emphasis on digestion, immunology, mitochondrial function, and wellness." 
- Editorial Board, Natural Medicine Journal
Resources and articles
- Institute for Functional Medicine 2017 Award, organizational web page, accessed October 8, 2017.