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educator , medical entomologist , research scientist

Jonathan Robert Davis, American medical entomologist, research scientist, educator. Achievements include member of the research team to test in humans the first synthetic peptide parenteral vaccine against a communicable disease. Recipient Outstanding Young Alumnus award Presbyterian College, Clinton, 1992; Tropical Disease Research grantee World Health Organization, Geneva, 1990.

Background

Davis, Jonathan Robert was born on June 25, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert Lewis and Natalie Easter (Dockrill) Davis.

Education

Bachelor, Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1976. Master of Science, Clemson University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1987.

Career

Patient care technician Intensive Care Unit, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, 1976-1977;research assistant, Clemson (South Carolina.) U., 1977-1980;guest researcher, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, 1980-1981;mosquito biologist, South Cook County Mosquito Abatement, Chicago, 1981;research assistant, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1981-1986;epidemiology research analyst, U. Maryland., Baltimore, 1986-1987;instructor medicine, U. Maryland., Baltimore, 1987-1988;assistant professor medicine, U. Maryland., Baltimore, since 1988. Technical consultant Law Offices of Hylton and Gonzales, Baltimore, 1990, Institute for Public Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1991-1992, Law Offices of Leslie Ribnik, Houston, 1993. Adjunct faculty Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 1995;science program officer unites states department State, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include member of the research team to test in humans the first synthetic peptide parenteral vaccine against a communicable disease.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member University Center Discovery Program, Baltimore, since 1992. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (young investigator award selection committee since 1994), American Mosquito Control Association, Entomological Society of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: competitive javelin throw, antique automobile restoration, ancient history, camping, traveling.

Connections

father:
Robert Lewis Davis

mother:
Natalie Easter (Dockrill) Davis