Matt Davis, MD, MAPP
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases Associate Professor, Internal Medicine Associate Professor, Public Policy University of Michigan Medical School & Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Matthew M. Davis, M.D., M.A.P.P., is associate professor of pediatrics and associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Health System and associate professor of public policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan. He earned his M.D. cum laude from Harvard Medical School and trained in pediatrics and internal medicine at the Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He trained in public policy and health services research as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and Irving Harris Child Policy Fellow at the University of Chicago.
Davis joined the U-M faculty in 2000. His current work research focuses on three major areas of child and family health policy: (1) vaccines and vaccine financing, (2) government health programs and regulation, and (3) characterization of public attitudes and opinions about child health and health policy. Davis is the founding director of the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. He also directs major research projects regarding national vaccine development and financing and leads several health policy research training initiatives at the graduate and professional levels at U-M. He has been recognized with research and teaching awards at U-M and is also the recipient of the national Nemours Child Health Services Research Award in 2007.