Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Esa Matius Davis, MD, MPH, FAAFP

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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

Education
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

Training
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-method research designs
 

Profile
Dr. Davis is a board-certified in 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 Montefiore and Presbyterian hospitals, which supports a series of tobacco-related research, educational, clinical and QI activities.

Recent Grants
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: Obesity and outcomes in cardiomyopathy
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount: $5,000
Funding Agency: School of Medicine PATHS Program Grant, University of Pittsburgh
Start Year: 2012
End Year: 2013
Title: Evaluating new Nicotine standards for Cigarettes
Role: Co-Investigator
Amount: $2,442,779
Funding Agency: NIDA/FDA
Start Year: 2011
End Year: 2013
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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