Professor Phillip Davis joined the Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences as
principal faculty in January 2021. He has a passion for graduate medical education,
focusing on academic and professional development and PA advocacy. Professor
Davis serves as the program’s Director of Assessment and is course director for the
Physician Assistant Practice course. In addition to his instructional duties,
Professor Davis volunteers as a physician assistant with the Mel Lehman Free
Clinic and provides sports medicine coverage for Emory & Henry’s sports
Professor Davis completed his Master of Healthcare Administration at The George
Washington University in 2023 and inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Honor
Society for healthcare management and policy. He received his Master of
Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska in 1999 and his BS in
Physician Assistant Studies from The George Washington University in 1996,
summa cum laude.
Professor Davis is a member and Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy
of Physician Associates and holds membership in both the Virginia Academy of
PAs and the Physician Assistant Education Association.
Professor Davis is a U.S. Navy Veteran and served on active duty from 1980 until
2009. While on active duty, he served as the Orthopaedic PA Specialty Leader and
Director of the Navy Orthopaedic PA Fellowship. His military awards and
decorations include designation as a Fleet Marine Force Officer, Navy
Commendation award, Army and Navy Achievement awards, and Iraq Campaign
and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary medals. He is a lifetime member of
the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Professor Davis resides in Marion, with his wife Connie and their three dogs,
Charlie, Cooper, and Sonny. His hobbies include, home and auto repair, reading,
history, fishing, and kayaking.
565 Radio Hill Road
Marion, VA 24354