University of Washington School of Public Health

Robert Davis - SPH Faculty Bio

Robert Davis

Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology

Center for Health Research, Southeast
10 Piedmont Center
3495 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 205
Atlanta, GA 30304
Tel: 404-364-7197

Research Interests

Dr Davis' research interests focus on pharmacogenomics. He is currently involved in pharmacogenomic studies to assess the genetic determinants of response to Metformin among Type II diabetics, and of response to Herceptin and risk for cardiotoxicity amongwomen with invasive breast cancer. He is also interested in studies of genetic determinants of response to vaccines, both in regards to safety and efficacy. His other research interests include a large multi-HMO study of the safety of medication use during pregnancy and infant outcomes.

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MD   Medicine, University of California (San Diego), 1983
MPH   Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1993
BA   Molecular Biology, Bennington College, 1979