Apr 08, 2020 12:00 PM
Jaime Davidson
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Jaime A. Davidson, MD, FACP, MACE


Dr. Davidson is a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Touchstone Diabetes Research Center and a member of the executive committee on CME.  He is the past president of the Worldwide Initiative for Diabetes Education, a non-for profit international diabetes foundation.


Dr. Davidson served as the chair of the Texas Diabetes Council, Texas Department of Health Services appointed by Governor George W. Bush. He was appointed by Governor Perry as an advisor to the Texas Department of Health Services in 2004. He serves in the Diabetes task force of the National Minority Quality Forum. His previous experience includes:

Dr. Davidson served the FDA Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases advisory board for a six year period.


• Past President of Endocrine & Diabetes Associates of Texas

• Member of the National Diabetes Advisory Board, National Institutes of Health

• President of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association

• Member of the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association and served in 

   different positions (chair of the Minority Task Force, the ADA Endocrinology Council, etc.




Dr. Davidson is a member of the Endocrine Society and has served in the Minority Committee and has been a presenter in many of the annual meetings, His work with the International Diabetes Federation includes Lifetime Member, member of the Executive committee IDF 2000 in Mexico City and 2003 in Paris, France.  He was a member of the scientific committee for both and remains active with committee work.


Dr. Davidson a charter member in the formation of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), and served several terms as a member of the Board of Directors. He chaired the AACE Diabetes Guidelines in 2001 and the initial road map for the prevention and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.  He has also contributed to other guidelines for the American College of Endocrinology.  He has served as a Trustee of the American College of Endocrinology and served in several occasions as an advisor to the AACE board of directors. He spearheaded the initiation and organization of the international chapters  and served as the first chair .