Matthew M. Davis, M.D., M.A.P.P., is Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Health System and Professor of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan. He also serves as the Chief Medical Executive for the State of Michigan, in the Department of Community Health. Dr. Davis earned his M.D. cum laude from Harvard Medical School and trained in pediatrics and internal medicine at the Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He trained in public policy and health services research as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and Irving Harris Child Policy Fellow at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Davis joined the faculty at University of Michigan in 2000. His current work research focuses on 3 major areas of child and family health policy, including vaccines and vaccine financing, government health programs and regulation, and characterization of public attitudes and opinions about child health and health policy. Dr. Davis is the founding Director of the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health and the National Voices Project. He also serves as Director of the Fellowship in Pediatric Health Services Research in the CHEAR Unit and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. He is a member of U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and has been recognized with research and teaching awards including the national Nemours Child Health Services Research Award in 2007.