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Friday, April 02, 2010
Dr. Davis with Dean Reece.
A reception was held April 1, 2010 to officially welcome Stephen Davis, MBBS, to the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Davis, who was recruited from
“When we recruited Dr. Davis, we spent a great deal of time assuring him how mild the winters were in
During that recruitment process, though, Rivest knew right away they had found the right man for the job. “You tend to get that feeling that this is that person or it isn’t,” he said.
E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Acting President of the
Dr. Davis has an important role to play as one of the central liaisons between the medical school and the medical center. “As chair of the Department of Medicine, our largest, broadest, deepest department, one that has importance to both the medical school and the entire medical center, he really gives us a strong foundation for the partnership we share with the school,” said Rivest. “It’s great to have someone with Dr. Davis’ credentials, background and reputation, and Steve has already started to give us many great ideas and open our eyes to what we can do to improve clinical research and patient care.”
In his speech, Dr. Davis thanked his predecessor, Dr. Frank Calia – now Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs for the
The Department of Medicine plans to play a role in that. "We want to inspiring doctors-in-training to come to the
Dr. Davis with his predecessor, Dr. Frank Calia.
Dr. Davis brought members of his research staff with him after being recruited from Vanderbilt, and they joined him for this celebration.
Dr. Davis thanked his wife Frances for encouraging him to pack up their family and take this opportunity in Maryland.