Barbara J. Davis, Ph.D.

Barbara J. Davis, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 603
Rochester, NY 14642

Professional Bio

EDUCATION:



BS Biology, cum laude, 1973, Syracuse University
Ph.D. Anatomy. 1982, SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1982-1984, Departments of Neurology and Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester

POSITIONS:

5/08 – present Director, Medical Education Pathway, University of Rochester
7/04-present Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy University of Rochester
7/06-present Associate Director of Faculty Development University of Rochester
3/98-6/04 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy University of Rochester
Master Teacher, Office of Medical Education, University of Rochester(appointed 8/98)
Research Associate, Curricular Affairs Office, University of Rochester (appointed 7/01)
10/94-3/98 Instructor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester
8/ 02-present: Lecturer: Department of Biology, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
9/90-present Professor (adjunct), Department of Biology, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY
5/91-5/93 Associate Professor, Director of Preclinical Studies and Dean of Faculty New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY
7/86-6/90 Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester School
8/84-6/86 Faculty Scientist, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester

AWARDS & HONORS:

Alumni Association Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Teaching (October 2006)
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year (Classes of 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
George W. Corner Dean's Teaching Scholar (Awarded 7/99-6/02)
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year Class of 2006 (Also awarded by Classes of 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, commendations for excellence in teaching awarded by Classes of 2001, 2003, 2005.)
Marshall W. Lichtman Dean's Teaching Fellow (Awarded 9/2002-8/2003)

Awards & Honors (Local)

Faculty Commencement Marshal, Class of 2014 2014
Faculty Commencement Marshal, Class of 2013 2013
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year Class of 2016 2013
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year Class of 2015 2012
Faculty Commencement Marshal, Class of 2012 2012
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2011
Assistant Chair of Commencement: | University of Rochester 2011
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2010
Assistant Chair of Commencement: | University of Rochester 2010
Selected for Faculty Commencement Marshal 2009
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2009
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2008
Selected for Faculty Commencement Marshal 2008
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2007
Alumni Association Gold Medal Award for Teaching 2006
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2006
Faculty Commencement Marshal 2006
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2005
Faculty Commencement Marshal 2004
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year, 2003
Marshall Lichtman Dean's Teaching Fellowship 2002
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 2001
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching 2000
Faculty Commencement Marshal 2000
George W. Corner Dean's Teaching Scholar 1999 - 2002
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 1999
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching 1998
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 1997
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year 1996
AMWA Gender Equity Award 1996
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching 1989
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year Class of 2016

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 16 available »

2014
Song, C; Davis, B; Lambert, D. "Description and early outcomes of a student as teacher program." Academic Medicine. 2014; .
2009
Nofziger, A., Naumburg. E,. Davis, B., Mooney, C., Epstein, R. "Impact of Peer Assessment in the Professional Development of Medical Students, Accepted for publication." Academic Medicine. 2009; .
1992 Feb
Long JM, Davis BJ, Garofalo P, Spangler EL, Ingram DK. "Complex maze performance in young and aged rats: response to glucose treatment and relationship to blood insulin and glucose." Physiology & behavior. 1992 Feb; 51(2):411-8.
1992 Jan
Cutler RG, Davis BJ, Ingram DK, Roth GS. "Plasma concentrations of glucose, insulin, and percent glycosylated hemoglobin are unaltered by food restriction in rhesus and squirrel monkeys." Journal of gerontology. 1992 Jan; 47(1):B9-12.
1992
Cutler, R.G.; Davis, B.J.; Ingram, D.K.; Roth, G.S. "Plasma concentrations of glucose, insulin and percent glycosylated hemoglobin are unaltered by food restriction in rhesus monkeys." J. Gerontology. 1992; 47: 9-12. Link

Current Appointments

Associate Professor (Service) - Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy (SMD) - Primary

Education

PhD | Anatomy | SUNY-Upstate Med Ctr1982
BS | Biology | Syracuse University1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Departments of Neurology and Neurobiology and Anatomy, Norepineprhine-Vasopressin Interactions in the Hypothalamus, Celia D. Sladek, Ph.D. and John R. Sladek, Ph.D. advisors 1984