by Stephen Vodhanel, PhD
Willie Davis, PhD, has been selected from among twenty-one excellent Loma Linda University candidates for the Kinzer-Rice Award.
Since joining the School of Pharmacy in 2004, Dr. Davis has had a remarkable impact on the PharmD program here at Loma Linda University. Dr. Davis’ impact extends through teaching and into curriculum planning, accreditation, and classroom teaching methodology.
Dr. Davis is known for developing group-learning methods in a face-to-face teaching environment, and is moving the School of Pharmacy into this teaching methodology.
Dr. Davis is a strong proponent of faculty development, especially in regards to classroom teaching methods, and has complimented his self-study expertise with that of formal courses designed to improve higher education teaching.
Also, Dr. Davis has arranged for faculty development seminars for the School of Pharmacy, acted as peer coaching/mentor to fellow faculty members, as well as participating in the LLU Formative Dialogues on Teaching program.
The entire School of Pharmacy is proud to have the dedication to teaching excellence exhibited by Dr. Davis.
For more information about the Kinzer-Rice Award and Dr. Davis, take a moment to view this video.