University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Wendy Davis, M.D.
Wendy Davis, M.D.

Wendy Davis, M.D.

Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP)


Contact Information
E-mail: Wendy.Davis@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Pediatrics, VCHIP/UHC St Joseph 7205

Education

Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow in General Pediatrics Academic Development Program, Yale University (1985-1987)
Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio (1984-1985)
Intern and Resident, Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio (1981-1984)
M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine (1981)
University of Vermont (1975-1977)
A.B., Anthropology, Brown University (1975)

Academic Appointments

Associate Director, National Improvement Partnership Network; Senior Faculty, Vermont Child Health Improvement Program, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2013-present)
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2000-present)

Clinical Appointments

Attending Physician, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont (1987-present)

Other Professional Appointments

Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program Chief, Vermont Department of Health (2011-2013)
Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health (2008-2011)
Director, Division of Maternal Child Health, Vermont Department of Health, Burlington, VT (2006-2008)

Professional Societies

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (1987-present); District I Vice-Chair (2004-2009; 2013-present)
Vermont Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (1992-present); Executive Board (1993-1994; 2000-present); Chapter Vice-President (1994-1997); Chapter President (1998- )

Committee Appointments

Fletcher Allen Health Care Medical Staff Bylaws Committee (2002-2013)
Chair (2013-present)
Fletcher Allen Health Care Medical Staff Executive Committee (1996-1999) (2012-present)
Vermont Child Health Improvement Program, Senior Advisory Board (2000-present)

Awards and Honors

Ward Stackpole, MD Recognition Award, Vermont State School Nurses’ Association (2014)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Special Achievement Award (2010)
Vermont Medical Society, Distinguished Service Award (2009)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Vermont Chapter, Green Mountain Pediatrician Award (2002)
Commissioner’s Award, Vermont Department of Health (2002)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Special Achievement Award (2002)
Gender Equity Award Honorable Mention, American Medical Women's Association (1999)

Publications

Keeshan B, Avener C, Abramson A, Brennan J, Hill E, Maclean J, Mebust K, Maruti S, Carney J, Davis W, Sumner A. Barriers to pediatric lead screening: implications from a web-based survey of Vermont pediatricians. Clinical Pediatrics, 2010; 49: 656-663.
Davis WS, Berry P, Shaw JS. Using Bright Futures to Improve Community Child Health. Pediatric Annals, 2008; 37:232-237.
Shaw JS, Wasserman RC, Barry S, Delaney T, Duncan P, Davis WS, and Berry P. Statewide Quality Improvement Outreach Improves Preventive Services for Young Children. Pediatrics, 2006; 118:e1039-47.

Continuity Special Interest Group, Ambulatory Pediatric Association. Multi-site Survey of Pediatric Residents Continuity Experiences:  Perceptions of the Clinical and Educational Opportunities. Pediatrics, 2001; 107:e78.

Vermont Department of Health (WS Davis, consultant), Provider’s Toolkit: Health Screening for Children and Adolescents, 2001 (and semi-annual updates 2002-present).
APA Continuity Clinic Special Interest Group Steering Committee, Manual for Pediatric Continuity Directors, 1999.

"Join Together to Advocate for Children." Connections.  Winter, 1994

Davis, W., and McCarthy, P.  Safety in Day Care Centers (abstract).  AJDC 142:386, 1988.
Ashenburg, C., and Davis, W."Biliary Atresia."  In Davis, J.H. (ed.).Clinical Surgery.  C.VMosby
Co., 1987.