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Barbara J. Davis, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Biography

Professional Background

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)

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1973
BS | Syracuse University
Biology

1982
PhD | SUNY-Upstate Med Ctr
Anatomy

Awards

2014
Faculty Commencement Marshal, Class of 2014

2013
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year Class of 2016

2013
Faculty Commencement Marshal, Class of 2013

2012
Faculty Commencement Marshal, Class of 2012

2012
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year Class of 2015

2011
Assistant Chair of Commencement:
Location: University of Rochester

2011
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2010
Assistant Chair of Commencement:
Location: University of Rochester

2010
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2009
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2009
Selected for Faculty Commencement Marshal

2008
Selected for Faculty Commencement Marshal

2008
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2007
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2006
Faculty Commencement Marshal

2006
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2006
Alumni Association Gold Medal Award for Teaching

2005
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2004
Faculty Commencement Marshal

2003
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year,

2002
Marshall Lichtman Dean's Teaching Fellowship

2001
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

2000
Faculty Commencement Marshal

2000
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching

1999 - 2002
George W. Corner Dean's Teaching Scholar

1999
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

1998
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching

1997
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

1996
AMWA Gender Equity Award

1996
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year

1989
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching


Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the First Year Class of 2016

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Publications

Journal Articles

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; .

2/1992
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 0; 51(2):411-8.

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Feeding Disorders
Book Title: The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (3rd ed)
Author List: Rachel E. Zigler, MD; Barbara J. Davis, PhD
Edited By: Sahler OJZ, Carr JE, Frank JB, Nunes JV
Published By: Hogrefe Publishing2012 in Göttingen, Germany

2005
Book Title: Introduction to the Human Body
Author List: Davis, Barbara J.
Published By: Sun Dance Books2005 in Geneseo, New York

2004
Book Title: Introduction to the Human Body
Author List: Davis, Barbara J.
Published By: Sun Dance Books2004 in Geneseo, New York

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