Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Melissa Davidson, MD, is a Primary Care Physician, board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. She earned her medical degree from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. She completed her residency in Medicine/Pediatrics at Wayne State University, and an additional year as the Medicine/Pediatrics Chief Resident. She worked in Academic Medicine with MSU/KCMS in the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics departments between 1996-2007. She started an Internal Medicine/Pediatrics community-based practice in 2006, which merged with Bronson Methodist Hospital in 2012, and continued to enjoy working with students and residents from MSU and WMed in the outpatient setting. Dr. Davidson's areas of special interest include Special Needs populations, Adolescent Medicine, Women's Health, and Provider Well-being.
Education and Training
- Chief Resident 1995, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Wayne State University
- Residency 1994, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan
- MD 1990, School of Medicine, Wayne State University
- BS 1985, Biology and Psychology, Michigan State University
- adolescent medicine
- Women's Health
- Special needs populations
- Provider well-being
- Clinical Education
Davidson M.A. Primary Care for Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2008;55(5):1099-1111.
Sweeney C.L., Davidson M., Melgar T., Patel D., Cucos D. The current status of sports medicine training in United States internal medicine residency programmes British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2003;37:219-225.
Rillema J.A., Waters S.B., Whale M.A. Sequence of prolactin effects on phospholipid synthesis in mouse mammary gland explants Hormone and Metabolic Research. 1990;22(1):12-16.
Rillema J., Whale M. Effects of Mezerein and Diglycerides on Ornithine Decarboxylase Activity in Mouse Mammary Gland Explants Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. 1988;187(4):432-434.