Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Matthew M Davis, MD

Matthew M Davis, MD

Chief of Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care in the Department of Pediatrics

A Todd Davis, MD Professor of General Academic Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care), Medical Social Sciences, Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work

Bio

I am general pediatrician/internist with deep interest and multifaceted activities in population-centered, timely health services and policy research within the context of community needs. I also have strong interests in interdisciplinary research that stretches over the lifecourse, and translational research that connects medical advances with community impact. My central areas of methods expertise are survey research and policy-focused analyses of health services data, and my areas of subject ...[Read full text]I am general pediatrician/internist with deep interest and multifaceted activities in population-centered, timely health services and policy research within the context of community needs. I also have strong interests in interdisciplinary research that stretches over the lifecourse, and translational research that connects medical advances with community impact. My central areas of methods expertise are survey research and policy-focused analyses of health services data, and my areas of subject matter expertise include vaccines and health insurance.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

My academic focus includes population health-focused research across the lifecourse, with particular emphasis on the family context and impact of policies on child and family health. I serve as Division Head of Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care; Director of the Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Research, Outreach, and Advocacy Center; and Associate Chief Research Officer for Health Services and Policy Research in the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. I am also Co-Dep...[Read full text]My academic focus includes population health-focused research across the lifecourse, with particular emphasis on the family context and impact of policies on child and family health. I serve as Division Head of Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care; Director of the Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Research, Outreach, and Advocacy Center; and Associate Chief Research Officer for Health Services and Policy Research in the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. I am also Co-Deputy Director of the Northwestern University Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences; Acting Director of the Fellowship Program in Health Services and Population Health Research for the Division of Academic General Pediatrics and Smith Child Health Research, Outreach, and Advocacy Center; and Associate Medical Director for Accountable Care of the Lurie Children's Health Partners Clinically Integrated Network.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

I am a primary care pediatrician and internist with a special interest in providing care for children with special health care needs and supporting adolescents and young adults as they transition into self-care in their life course.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Harvard Medical School (1994)
  • MPP: University of Chicago, Public Policy (2000)
  • Internship: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics (1995)
  • Residency: Harvard Medical School, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (1998)

Contact

312/227-6110

225 E Chicago Avenue
Mailstop 157
Chicago IL 60611