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speech and hearing researcher

Rickie Ray Davis, American speech and hearing researcher. Achievements include co-discovery of gene for susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss. Recipient achievement medal United States Public Health Service, 1989, 93, citation, 1990, 93.

Background

Davis, Rickie Ray was born on April 28, 1951 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Newton E. and Marilyn Y. Davis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Washington State University, 1973. Master of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Technology Institute, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon Health Sciences University, 1981.

Career

Research associate Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, 1982-1984. Instructor University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1984-1985. Senior scientist National Institute Occupational Safety & Health, Cincinnati, since 1985.

Adjunct professor Linfield College, McMinville, Oregon, 1979-1980, University Cincinnati, since 1997. Volunteer assistant professor University Cincinnati School Medicine, since 1984. Scientists professional advisory committee to Surgeon General, 1993-1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include co-discovery of gene for susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss.

Membership

Assistant cubmaster Boy Scouts American, 1994. Science coordinator Partners in Education, Hyde Park Elementary School, 1992-1994. Member Association Research in Otolaryngology (education committee since 1993), Acoustical Society of America, Toastmasters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fine wines, photography.

Connections

Married Sharon E., September 1, 1973. Children: Gregory P., Alexander M.

father:
Newton E.

mother:
Marilyn Y. Davis

spouse:
Sharon E.

child:
Gregory P. Davis

child:
Alexander M. Davis