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Captain Kimberly D. Davis
Commanding Officer, Naval Medical Readiness and Training Command San Diego
Medical Corps, U.S. Navy
 
 
Captain Kim Davis hails from a family of Navy physicians.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Texas at Austin and received her commission in June 1992.  Captain Davis earned a Medical Doctorate from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 1996 and completed Transitional Year Internship at National Naval Medical Center.   Following a General Medical Officer tour at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, she completed Ophthalmology Residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego.  Captain Davis then served as Staff Ophthalmologist and Department Head at Naval Hospital Roosevelt Roads Puerto Rico and Naval Hospital Pensacola.  She achieved American Board of Ophthalmology certification and was selected for fellowship training in Glaucoma Surgery at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute, becoming one of two Glaucoma subspecialists in the Navy.
 
She has served in various positions throughout Navy Medicine to include NMCSD Associate Ophthalmology Residency Program Director, Transitional Year Internship Program Director, Navy Surgeon General’s Medical Corps Specialty Leader on Intern Matters, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Director of Public Health Services and Director of Surgical Services. She assumed the position as Executive Officer, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii in May 2015, supporting the Rim of the Pacific Exercise, embedding mental health on submarines, and designing a $100M Marine Corps Base Hawaii MILCON project for unified USMC dental and medical support. Captain Davis assumed command of Naval Health Clinic Annapolis in June 2017, responsible for diverse missions of 6 clinics across 3 states, including submarine propeller fabrication safety and health of the USNA Brigade of Midshipmen from Induction Day to commissioning. Captain Davis served a dual role as U.S. Navy South/Commander Fourth Fleet Surgeon in Mayport, FL from July 2019 to April 2021, providing medical expertise and support to remote assets for advancement of Theater Security Campaign mission success, hurricane and pandemic responses, maritime exercises, global health, and USNS COMFORT missions.
 
Captain Davis holds the designation of Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer and Additional Qualification Designators for Commander, Amphibious Task Force Surgeon, Global Health Specialist, and Joint Medical Executive Skills Program - Executive Medicine. CAPT Davis completed Naval War College JPME-1 with Highest Distinction.
 
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Surgeons, and American Glaucoma Society. Captain Davis served on the Women in Ophthalmology Board of Directors and received recognition as the 2014 Military Health System Navy Junior Female Physician Leader of the Year.  Captain Davis is a Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and was named Brenau University 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student in Healthcare Management upon completion of her MBA.  She received the 2017 ACHE Navy Regent Senior-level Healthcare Executive Award. Captain Davis’ personal decorations include the Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and Navy Accession Training Service Ribbon. 
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