Davies, Jack (1919-1991)
- 1963 - 2002
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In 1989, Davies relocated to Seattle to be closer to his children, and he continued teaching students at the University of Washington as well as some courses at Vanderbilt.
Davies was widely known for his research in endocrinology and his work with electron microscopes. He is also known as being one of the first educators in Medical Ethics, having organized and taught an elective course in the subject at Vanderbilt from 1971 to 1980. In 1984, the Jack Davies Award for Teaching Excellence in the Basic Sciences has been established in his honor by VUSM. Davies passed away in 1991.
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