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Gregory J Davis

After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky, Greg Davis obtained the MD degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, whereupon he returned to Kentucky for a clinical internship at the University of Louisville. After Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at U of L, he remained in Louisville for his Forensic Pathology fellowship at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Forensic Pathology.

After postgraduate medical training, Dr Davis served as a faculty member at Wake Forest University School of Medicine (formerly Bowman Gray School of Medicine) from 1991-1996, where he was also county medical examiner (death investigator) for Forsyth County and a regional forensic pathologist for the State of North Carolina. In 1996, he returned to Kentucky, where he is now Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, serving, among other duties, as Director of the Division of Forensic Consultation Services, Associate Director of the UK HealthCare Autopsy Service, Advisor to the Residency Training Program, chair of the Core Competency Committee, and pro bono autopsy and forensic consultant to the Veterans Administration Medical Center. From 1998 – 2005, he was Associate Chief Medical Examiner of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and he now serves as pro bono consultant to the Office of the Kentucky State Medical Examiner. He is also Professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology of the College of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Fellow of the UK College of Law, and has served on the Forensic Test Committee of the American Board of Pathology and as Chair and Advisor to the Forensic Pathology Committee, Chair of the Technology Assessment Committee, and member of the Autopsy Committee of the College of American Pathologists, the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, serving patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine. Dr Davis has testified as an expert in forensic medicine, pathology, and toxicology in 21 states, US Federal Court, and the Republic of Singapore. He serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (the official journal of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences), the Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences Journal, The Pharos, and Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. He hosts a weekly radio spot, “Dr Greg Davis on Medicine,” on WUKY 91.3 FM University of Kentucky Public Radio/National Public Radio, http://wuky.org/term/dr-greg-davis-medicine.

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