Associate Professor William Davis

ATH - Associate Professor

Ochsner Clinical School
Faculty of Medicine


William Davis studied biology at Vanderbilt University and obtained his medical doctor at Lousiana State University New Orleans. He completed post graduate training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at Ochsner Medical Center and the University of Michigan. While a rheumatology fellow at the University of Michigan, he was actively involved in T Cell immunology research in the lab of Dr David Fox. In 1991 he joined Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans as a staff physician and teaching faculty member. At Ochsner his clinical research interests have included functional status in systemic lupus, emerging drug therapies for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and psoriatic arthritis. Recent translational research has included the role of T follicular helper cells in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, and the role of nutrition in systemic lupus.


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