Dr. Matthew M. Davis, has been appointed as University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation’s first deputy director.
In this newly created role, Dr. Davis will help lead the development and support of IHPI’s policy-relevant research and education, in conjunction with his roles as professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases and of internal medicine in the Medical School; professor of public policy in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; and professor of health management and policy in the School of Public Health. He recently served as the State of Michigan’s Chief Medical Executive in the Department of Health and Human Services (formerly the Department of Community Health) from March 2013 through April of this year. Replacing him in this position is U-M School of Public Health Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Eden V. Wells.
Dr. Davis will oversee IHPI’s efforts related to health and social policy change at the state and national levels. He will help build positive relationships and identify new opportunities for partnerships within the State of Michigan and at the national level.
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