Kisha N. Davis, M.D.* , Immediate Past President
Dr. Davis, a family physician in Gaithersburg, MD is President of The Maryland Academy of Family Physicians. Prior to that she served as the New Physician member on the American Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. She has been active with the AAFP also previously serving as the new physician liaison to the AMA. She is currently the Medical Director at Casey Health Institute, an integrative medicine primary care practice in Gaithersburg, MD.
In 2011, she was named one of 15 White House Fellows and worked for a year for the U.S. Department of Agriculture where she advised the agency on nutrition issues, helped implement new breastfeeding policies in the workplace, and worked to increase collaboration between community health centers and the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program.
She completed her bachelor of science degree in biological anthropology and anatomy at Duke University. She earned her medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine where she received the Lyman Stowe Award for humanitarianism in medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Maryland where she served as chief resident and later earned a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.