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Esa Matius Davis, MD, MPH, FAAFP


Assistant Professor of Medicine

Office: 230 McKee Place, Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4862
Fax: 412-692-4838
E-mail: davisem@upmc.edu

BS in Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993
MD, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), 1997
MPH (Epidemiology), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2002

Family Medicine Residency, Overlook Hospital, New Jersey, 2000
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Research Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, 2002
General Internal Medicine and National Research Service Award Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, 2003

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Obesity related maternal and child health outcomes
Disparities in health care
Comparative effectiveness research in primary care
Mixed-methods research designs

Esa M. Davis, MD, MPH, is a board-certified family medicine physician and clinical researcher who has conducted both qualitative and quantitative studies focused on addressing obesity-related maternal and child health outcomes and racial/ethnic disparities in health care. She has also conducted studies using comparative effectiveness research to investigate optimal screening strategies for screening for gestational diabetes. She directs the Inpatient Tobacco Treatment Service for UPMC Montefiore and Presbyterian hospitals, which supports a series of tobacco-related research, educational, clinical and quality improvement activities.

Recent Grants
Title: Evaluating New Nicotine Standards for Cigarettes - Project 1
Role: PI
Funding Agency: NIDA
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2016
Title: Comparison of two screening strategies for Gestational diabetes
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount: $ 2,131,741
Funding Agency: NICHD
Start Year: 2014
End Year: 2019
Title: Comparative effectiveness of post discharge strategies fo hospitalized smokers- Helping Hands 2
Role: Co-Investigator
Amount: $505,008
Funding Agency: NHLBI
Start Year: 2011
End Year: 2016

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