Mayer Davidson, MD

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A fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Davidson is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, and The Endocrine Society, as well as other professional organizations. He is past president of the American Diabetes Association and co-founder of that organization's Los Angeles chapter. Dr. Davidson has acted as a diabetes consultant for numerous pharmaceutical companies, and principal or co-principal investigator for clinical studies of diabetes mellitus treatment. He has received the Banting Medal for Distinguished Service and the Upjohn Award for Outstanding Physician Educator in the Field of Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.

Dr. Davidson serves on the editorial boards of Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. He is Founding Editor of Current Diabetes Reports and was the Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Care from 2002 through 2006. The author of more than 160 articles, book chapters, reviews and editorials and the three books, Dr. Davidson has lectured extensively at medical meetings, conferences, and symposia in the United States and abroad. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, and fulfilled a subsequent United States Public Health Service research fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Washington King County Hospital, Seattle. Director, Clinical Trials Unit
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Los Angeles, CA