Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Health Information Management
In addition to his faculty responsibilities in the KU Department of Health Information Management, Ken Davis is also the school's senior coordinator for advising and recruitment. With a long history of leadership and excellence in the field of health care administration, Davis’s diverse professional background conveys to his students, as well as those potential students interested in a future in health care, a thorough knowledge of the industry and an understanding of the principles and standards required for administrative excellence.
As a faculty lecturer and guest speaker, Davis lends a broad understanding to the topics of U.S. public health policy, culture and healthcare, distance education, community-based service learning, health information issues, the fiscal management and history of physical therapy in the U.S., and aging and disablement. Davis also holds appointments to the KUMC Faculty Assembly Steering Committee, the KU Cancer Center, The KU International Affairs Committee and the KUMC Faculty Assembly Information Resources Committee. Outside of the KUMC community, Davis represents the REACH Healthcare Foundation, Cancer Action, Latino Health for All and the Community Health Charities of Kansas and Missouri.
Davis earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Illinois in 1976 and later a Masters in Public Health from the KU Department of Preventive Medicine, on the KU Medical Center campus, in 1998.