Connie Davis, MD

Contact Information:
University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
Box 356174
1959 NE Pacific St.
EE406
Seattle, WA 98195-6521
Phone: (206) 598-8455
Fax:  (206) 598-2208
cdavis@u.washington.edu

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1983-84; 85-86)
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX

Research Fellow (1984-85)
Ludwig Maximillan Universitat, Physiologisches
Institut Munchen, BRD

Medicine Residency
(1980-83)
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX

Medical School (1976-80)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Board Certification:
American Board, Nephrology
American Board, Internal Medicine

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center

 

Connie Davis, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Director, Kidney Care Line
Medical Director, Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation

Specialty:   Transplantation, pregnancy and kidney disease, liver failure and kidney disease, non-renal transplant related kidney disease

Clinical Interests

  • Kidney transplant
  • Desensitization of the sensitized transplant candidate
  • Pregnancy and kidney disease

Research Interests

  • Desensitization of the sensitized transplant candidate
  • Outcomes of the living renal donor
  • Pharmacogenomics and calcineurin inhibitor nephrotoxicity

Current Research

  • Investigating if treatment with mycophenolate mofetil will decrease the levels of antidonor antibodies in the highly sensitized patient on the kidney transplant waiting list
  • Investigating if treatment with rituximab will decrease the levels of antidonor antibodies in the highly sensitized patient on the kidney transplant waiting list
  • Evaluating new markers of kidney injury in liver transplant recipients
  • Donor awareness in the Native American population
  • The role of HPV in the development of squamous cell cancer in kidney transplant recipients

Selected Publications:

Pub Med provides a list of Dr. Davis' recent research publications (more Davis Connie L)

Awards

  • Best Doctors in America, 2007-2008, 2005, 2003-04, 2002-03
  • American Society of Transplantation Fujisawa Clinical Science Award, June 2003

National Responsibilities

  • Board of Directors, American Society of Transplantation (AST), year 2000-2003
  • Board Member, Northwest Kidney Centers Foundation (NKC), 2005-07
  • Co-Chair (and Chair-Elect), Women’s Community of Practice, American Society of Transplantation (AST), 2005-08
  • Past Editorial Boards, JASN, American Journal of Kidney Diseases and Liver Transplantation through 2006
  • Editorial Board American Journal of Transplantation, 2007 to present
  • Chair, Transplant Advisory Committee of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), June 2005- June 2006
  • Public Policy Committee Board, ASN, 2005-07
  • Chair, AST Audit Committee, 2004-2007
  • Representative, ASN UNOS, 2004-06
  • Member UNOS living donor committee

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