Craig Schulz, DC, MS

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program,

Craig Schulz

Contact Info

schu1385@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-301-9003

Office Address:
C504 Mayo Building

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street SE, C504 Mayo Memorial Building, MMC 505, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program


Summary

Dr. Schulz is a clinical research scientist with extensive experience in the design and implementation of randomized controlled trials exploring conservative management strategies for painful musculoskeletal conditions, as well as general health and wellbeing. He has effectively led and collaborated with interdisciplinarity teams in the conduct of 16 full- scale federally funded trials examining the effectiveness of commonly sought manual therapies, as well as self-care strategies including movement, exercise and mindfulness. His research interests include investigating the effectiveness, optimization and translation of mind-body treatments, like spinal manipulative therapy, to increase positive and adaptive pain behaviors for low back, neck and headache conditions, as well as general health and wellbeing.

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Comparative effectiveness studies of manual and movement-based therapies
  • Self-management strategies for pain
  • Adaptive pain behaviors
  • Behavior change
  • Clinical outcome measurement 
  • Data capture, quality and analytics
  • Research Funding Grants

    KL2 Career Development Grant (5KL2TR00249-01, Schulz) -- National Institutes of Health Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

    Spinal Manipulation and Patient Self-Management to Prevent Back Pain Chronicity -- PACBACK (4UH3AT008769, Bronfort) -- National Institutes of Health Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

    Mindful Movement for Physical Activity and Wellbeing in Older Adults: A Community Based Randomized Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Study (4R33AT0009110 Evans) -- National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health