College of Health Sciences
Dr. W. Sumner Davis is a widely recognized Medical Scientist, Educator, and Community Health Psychologist. He is currently a consultant in the areas of Public Health and Infection Control in Northern New England. His academic background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Masters in Public Health, a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Epidemiology, a Masters in Divinity with a focus on Medieval History, a Masters in Science in Community Health Psychology, and a Masters in Healthcare Administration. He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Administration, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Family Systems Theory.
His faculty experience includes teaching as adjunct faculty at Husson University teaching undergraduate psychology and human development, and graduate level behavior modification, at Unity College, teaching psychology for educators, human development, and group process, and at New England College teaching courses in healthcare ethics.
Dr. Davis is active in the community, having served on the Board of Directors for the Waterville Area Humane Society, and is a committee member for several non-profit organizations. He is also an active member of professional organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American College of Epidemiology, National Environmental Health Association, and the International Epidemiological Association.
Dr. Davis is a regular contributor for a number of journals, and is a peer-reviewer for Military Medicine, as well as an associate editor for journals of Public Health, Epidemiology, and Neurology. He currently serves as a STEM mentor for medical and health science undergraduate students.