The IHPI Research Seminar Series is a lecture-based program designed to share innovative health services research topics, studies, and programs, with clinicians, faculty, research staff, and students from a variety of disciplines.
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Dr. Davis is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. He is an adjunct assistant professor in the department of epidemiology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and of The Dartmouth Institute.
His research focuses on leveraging large sources of data to study important population health issues. Dr. Davis has made several important contributions to a variety of areas such as:
- The identification of dietary sources of arsenic exposure in the US population,
- Tracking national use of health services over time for nonspecific back pain,
- And the identification of healthcare spending patterns for Americans approaching death.
A specific interest of Dr. Davis is the application of data mining methods to administrative healthcare data. Currently he is the principal investigator of a grant by the NIH that is investigating health service substitution for nonspecific back pain by conducting a natural experiment of Medicare patients.
He received his Master of Public Health from Dartmouth Medical School and his PhD in data science from Dartmouth College.