Faculty Advisor

 Mayer B. Davidson, MD  

 Mayer B. Davidson, MD  Professor of Medicine
  Department of Internal Medicine
  Division of Endocrinology
Charles R. Drew University and David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Contract Physician
Martin Luther King Outpatient Center
Los Angeles, California

Mayer B. Davidson, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Endocrinology at Charles R. Drew University and the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also a contract physician at the Martin Luther King Outpatient Center in Los Angeles, California.

A Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr Davidson is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Federation for Clinical Research, and The Endocrine Society, among other professional organizations. He is past president of the American Diabetes Association and cofounder of that organization's Los Angeles chapter. Dr Davidson has acted as a diabetes consultant for numerous pharmaceutical companies, and principal or co-principal investigator for clinical studies of diabetes treatment. He has received the Banting Medal for Distinguished Service and the Upjohn Award for Outstanding Physician Educator in the Field of Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.

Dr Davidson has served on the editorial boards of Geriatrics, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, and The Health Information Network. He is founding editor of Current Diabetes Reports.The author of more than 350 articles, book chapters, reviews, editorials, and abstracts, Dr Davidson has lectured extensively at medical meetings, conferences, and symposia in the United States and abroad.

He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and fulfilled a subsequent United States Public Health Service research fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Washington King County Hospital, Seattle.

Dr Davidson has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Last updated June 2015

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