Davey M. Smith

Davey Smith

Credentials: 

  • M.D.

  • MAS

  • BS

Current Position(s): 

  • Professor of Medicine

Personal Statement: 

Dr. Smith's role is to offer a wide range of mentoring support including research design, scientific and technical methods, presentation of results, grantsmanship and most importantly career development and guidance. He has a very good track record for mentoring physician scientists with over 60 publications co-authored with graduate students, post-doctoral fellow, and junior faculty as first authors. In recognition of these achievements, Dr. Smith was awarded a K24 mentoring grant from NIAID that took effect in May 2012 and provides more protected time for direct mentorship to Kevan in Dr. Smith's group.

Professional History:

  • 2003-2009       Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSD; San                              Diego, CA

  • 2005-present   Director, HIV/HCV and HIV/HPV Co-Infection Clinics, Special Infectious Diseases Program, Veterans                                Affairs Medical Center San Diego, CA

  • 2005-present   Physician, Gay Men and Transgender Health, Family Health Centers of San Diego; CA

  • 2009-2013       Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSD; San                              Diego, CA

  • 2009-present   Director, Translational Virology Core, UCSD Centers for AIDS Research, San Diego; CA

  • 2010-present   Core Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program, UCSD; San Diego, CA

  • 2011-2017       Associate Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director, UCSD; San Diego, CA

  • 2013-2016       Professor of Medicine In Residence, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSD;                                San Diego, CA

  • 2013-present   Co-Director, UCSD Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR), San Diego; CA

  • 2016-present   Professor of Medicine Ladder Rank, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSD;                                San Diego, CA

  • 2016-present   Vice Chair of Faculty, Department of Medicine, UCSD; San Diego, CA

  • Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSD; San Diego, CA

  • 2009-present   Director, Translational Virology Core, UCSD Centers for AIDS Research, San Diego; CA

  • 2010-present   Core Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program, UCSD; San Diego, CA

  • 2011-2017       Associate Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director, UCSD; San Diego, CA

  • 2013-2016       Professor of Medicine In Residence, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSD;                                San Diego, CA

  • 2013-present   Co-Director, UCSD Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR), San Diego; CA

  • 2016-present   Professor of Medicine Ladder Rank, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSD;                                San Diego, CA

  • 2016-present   Vice Chair of Faculty, Department of Medicine, UCSD; San Diego, CA

  • 2017-present   Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health, UCSD; San Diego, CA

Education:

  • Univ. of Tenn. at Chattanooga; Chattanooga, TN                05/93      Biology

  • East Tenn. State Univ. (ETSU); Johnson City, TN    .           05/96      Medicine

  • Univ. of California, San Diego (UCSD); La Jolla, CA            06/00      Internal Medicine

  • Univ. of California, San Diego (UCSD); La Jolla, CA            06/03      Infectious Diseases

  • Univ. of California, San Diego (UCSD); La Jolla, CA            06/05      Clinical Research

Awards and Honors: 

  • 2002    Associate Investigator Award, Veterans Affairs Medical Center; San Diego, CA

  • 2005    Study of superinfection, JAMA 2004 selected for Discover magazine’s “The Year in Science: Top 100 Stories”                 as story #41. Discover 26(1), January 2005.

  • 2008    Nominated for the 2008 Kaiser Excellence in Teaching Award by the third-year students of the UCSD School of         Medicine; San Diego, CA

  • 2008    “40 Under 40” Award (honoring young San Diego leaders) from San Diego Metropolitan magazine; San Diego,              CA

  • 2009    Dr. A. Brad Truax Award (for outstanding achievement in the area of HIV/AIDS) by the County of San Diego                     Health and Human Services Agency; San Diego, CA

  • 2010    HIV Medical Association Researcher of the Year (honoring young leaders) by the Infectious Disease Society of               America; Vancouver, CA

  • 2012    NIDA Avant Garde Award in HIV Prevention

  • 2012, 2014      UCSD Internal Medicine Residency Teaching Award from Chief Residents; San Diego, CA

  • 2015    American Society of Clinical Investigation

  • 2015    Fellow American College of Physicians

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