Mary Ellen Davey, Ph.D., joins the Oral, Dental and Craniofacial Sciences Study Section of the National Institutes of Health as a full member in summer 2017. The section reviews applications on oral microbiology, oral immunology, periodontology, cariology, salivary gland biology, pathophysiology and clinical studies of oral structures and restorative dentistry.
Davey joined the college in January 2013 as an associate professor in the department of oral biology. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in 1982 and her doctorate in microbiology from Michigan State University in 1999. Her research interests are in host:pathogen interaction, cancer and bacteriology.