As Principal Investigator, Dr. Dever brings expertise in the areas of metabolic and endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, chronic pain, alcohol and chemical dependence, infectious diseases, and cardiology.
Mike Dever, MD, completed his medical degree at University of Kentucky and an internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. Outside of private practice he has served as a founder and Medical Director of Shepherd's Hope Health Center, a faith-based organization of volunteers that exists to provide access to health care for the uninsured at five locations throughout Central Florida. He is trained in Tropical Medicine, Insurance Medicine and is an American Society of Addiction Medicine Certified Physician.
Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Central Florida School of Medicine, Orlando, FL and continues to enjoy medical missionary work with New Missions - Sanford, FL and First Baptist Church of Orlando.
He has extensive experience as an Investigator on over 50 phase I-IV clinical trials in child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations and is well-known and respected for his attention to patient care and safety.