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Mary Davis

Mary E. Davis
Office: 201 Winslow Hall
Phone: 207-581-3163

Assistant Professor, Tufts University
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maine

Ph.D. Economics – University of Florida; B.A. Economics and International Studies – University of Miami

Research Areas
Health Economics; Environmental Health; Public Health

Dr. Davis received her B.A. in Economics rom the University of Miami and her Ph.D. in Economics from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. She completed post-doctoral work at the Harvard School of Public Health with a focus on environmental health and biostatistics, and continues to hold a Visiting Scientist appointment with that university. Dr. Davis’ interests span a number of environmental health issues important to state and federal policymakers, and her work draws from both the natural and social sciences. Of particular interest to Dr. Davis is the use of statistics and economics to improve understanding of the causal effects of human exposure to pollutants and disease outcomes. Her primary interest is in air pollution, and she is currently working on a project studying the link between lung cancer and exposure to diesel exhaust.

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