Dr. Joan M. Davis
Professor of Dental Hygiene
AT SIU SINCE 1996
- Doctorate of Philosophy, Workforce Education and Development, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, December 2010
- Master of Science in Education, Health Education, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, May 1983
- Bachelor of Science, Community Health Education, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, December 1978
Associate of Art, Dental Hygiene, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, May 1975
Licensure and Certification
- Registered Dental Hygienist, Illinois 1975-present
- Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Mayo Clinic Nicotine-Dependence Center 2006-present
- Medical Reserve Corps Member, Jackson County Reserve Corps Program, Murphysboro, IL, July, 2011.
Honors Course: Diffusion of Innovations
Advanced Periodontics and Pain Control
Infection Control and Health and Safety
Tobacco Dependence Education; Diffusion of Innovations in Higher Education Healthcare Curriculum; International Tobacco Education
Fulbright Scholar Specialist (2012-2015): Education Specialist, University of Turku Applied Science, Turku, Finland 4.12
Tobacco Free! Curriculum: open access comprehensive tobacco dependence curriculum https://tobaccofree.siu.edu
Collaborations: University of Bern Switzerland Dental School; University of Palermo Oral Science, Palermo Sicily; University of Turku Applied Science, Turku,. Finland.
Articles in Professional Journals
Koerber, A., Davis, J. M., Newton, N.A. (in press, 2012). A Qualitative study of tobacco dependence treatment in 19 US dental hygiene programs. CDC; Journal: Preventing Chronic Disease
Ramseier, C. A., Aurich, P., Bottini, C., Warnakulasuriya, S., Davis, J. M. (in press, 2012). Curriculum survey on tobacco education in European dental schools. British Dental Journal. (last author connotes senior professor in European journals)
Pizzo, G., Davis, J. M., Licato, M., Giuliana, G. (in press, 2012). Assessment of tobacco dependence curricula in Italian dental hygiene schools. Journal of Dental Education.
Ramseier, C. A., Burri, M. Berres, F., Davis, J. M. (in press, 2012). The implementation of a tobacco dependence education curriculum in a Swiss dental hygiene school- an 8 year review. International Journal of Dental Hygiene.
Kelly, C. W., Davis, J. M., DiCocco, M. (2011). Assessing the current status of tobacco dependence curricula in US physician assistant programs. Journal of Physician Assistant Education 22(3), 4-14.
Davis, J. M. (2010). Tobacco cessation counseling: Motivating clients to quit. Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, 44(5), 187-190. (Invited article)
Davis, J. M., and Koerber, A. (2010). Assessment of tobacco dependence curricula in U.S. dental hygiene programs. Journal of Dental Education, 74(10), 1066-1073.
Davis, J. M., Stockdale, M. S. and Cropper, M. (2010). Evaluation of a comprehensive tobacco cessation curriculum for dental hygiene programs. Journal of Dental Education,74(5), 472-479.
Davis, J. M., Ramseier, C. A., Mattheos, N., Schoonheim-Klein, M., Compton, S., Al-Hazimi N., et al. (2010). Education of tobacco use prevention and cessation for dental professionals- a paradigm shift. International Dental Journal, 60, 60-72.
Pizzo, G., Licata, M. E., Piscopo, M. R., Coniglio, M. A, Pignato, S., and Davis, J. M. (2009). Attitudes of Italian dental and dental hygiene students Toward tobacco-use cessation. European Journal of Dental Education, 13, 1-9.
Stockdale, M. S., Davis, J. M., and Cropper, M. (2006). Reactors affecting adoption of tobacco education in dental hygiene programs. Journal of Cancer Education, 21(4), 253-257.
Davis, J. M. (2006). Keeping yourself safe and healthy: Choose then use PPE. RDH/Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures, Suppl., 12-18.
Davis, J. M., Stockdale, M.S., and Cropper, M. (2005). The need for tobacco education: Studies of collegiate dental hygiene patients and faculty. Journal of Dental Education, 69(12), 1340-1352.
Davis, J. M. (2005). Tobacco cessation for the dental team: A practical guide Part 1: Background and overview. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 6(3), 158-166. Online journal accessed at www.thejcdp.com
Davis, J. M. (2005). Tobacco cessation for the dental team: A practical guide Part 2: Evidenced-based interventions. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 6(4), 178-186. Online journal accessed at www.thejcdp.com
Davis, J. M., Eklund, K. J., and Cooley, R. (2005). Staying in compliance with the bloodborne pathogens standard. Compendium, 26(3), Supplement, 20- 26. Staying in compliance with the bloodborne pathogens standard was published a second time in the Journal of Contemporary Oral Hygiene, 5(11), 24-27.
Books / Book Chapters
Davis, J. M. (2010). Oral Care of Persons with Cancer. In Darby, M. L. and Walsh, M. (Eds.), Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 3rd Ed., (pp. 868-887). St Louis, Mo: Saunders.
Davis, J. M. (2009). Tobacco Cessation. Harris, N. O., Garcia-Godoy, F., Nielsen Nathe, C. (Eds), Primary Preventive Dentistry. (pp. 364-386) Upper Saddle River, NJ.: Pearson.
Pizzo, G., Litcata, M. E., Piscopo, M. R., and Davis, J. M. (2007). Pharmacotherapies for Smoking Cessation. Thomas C. Jefferies (Ed.), Progress in Smoking and Health Research Frontiers. New York: Nova Biomedical Publishers.
Pizzo, G., Litcata, M. E., Piscopo, M. R., and Davis, J. M. (2008). Tobacco cessation for the treatment of tobacco dependence. In J. E. Landow (Ed.) Smoking Cessation: Theory, Interventions and Prevention. Nova Publishers. New York: Nova Biomedical Publishers.