Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Davis serves as Medical Director for the UAB Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Children's of Alabama. He is an Associate Professor in the UAB Departments of Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). Dr. Davis also serves as Medical Director for the Children's of Alabama Early Intervention Program. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) and PM&R. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, completed residency with the UAB Department of PM&R, and completed fellowship in PRM in the UAB Department of Pediatrics.

    Dr. Davis is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Alabama Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the Jefferson County Medical Society. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Head Injury Foundation and Disability Rights and Resources, and is a member of the Alabama Head Injury Task Force.

    Dr. Davis's special interests include management of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, spasticity, and assistive technology.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Evaluation of a Magic Camp for Children with Hemiparesis: A Pilot StudyOccupational Therapy in Health Care.  34:155-170. 2020
    2020 Lessons learned from a blended telephone/e-health platform for caregivers in promoting physical activity and nutrition in children with a mobility disabilityDisability and Health Journal.  13. 2020
    2016 Predictors of delayed recovery following pediatric sports-related concussion: A case-control studyJournal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.  17:491-496. 2016
    2014 Diffusion tensor imaging study of the response to constraint-induced movement therapy of children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy and adults with chronic strokeArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  95:506-514.e1. 2014
    2014 Knowledge and management of sports concussions among coaches and certified athletic trainers in AlabamaSouthern Medical Journal.  107:418-423. 2014
    2013 Structural neuroplastic change after constraint-induced movement therapy in children with cerebral palsyPediatrics.  131. 2013
    2007 Scheduled oral analgesics and the need for opiates in children following partial dorsal rhizotomy.Journal of Neurosurgery.  106:439-440. 2007
    2007 Scheduled oral analgesics and the need for opiates in children following partial dorsal rhizotomyJournal of Neurosurgery.  106:439-440. 2007

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 Rehabilitation of Patients with Peripheral Nerve Injuries.  783-804. 2015

    Research Overview

  • His primary research interests are in constraint-induced movement therapy, neuroplasticity and technology applications for individuals with physical and cognitive impairments.
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    Teaching Overview

  • Associate Professor in the UAB Departments of Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Graduate School

    Course Director, Impact of Disability on the Developing Child, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Sept. 2011-present

    Course Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Rotation, University of Alabama School of Medicine, April 2010-present
  • Teaching Activities

  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2018) 2018 - 2019
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION (PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE) (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • STP2009 - IMPACT OF DISABILITY ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • 52-425 - PEDIATRIC PM&R (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics Residency Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • UAB College of Community Health Sciences, Internship 2001
  • UAB Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Residency 2004
  • UAB Hospital Pediatrics, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2005
  • Full Name

  • Drew Davis