Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Greg Davis, M.D., came to University of Kentucky in 1976 as an English major, with the intent of becoming a teacher. But after taking a job as a nursing assistant to help pay the bills, Davis discovered he had a knack for medicine. After earning a medical degree in Tennessee, he quickly returned to UK and Kentucky — his home away from home — for post-graduate training.
Davis’ training led him into forensic pathology, a field of medicine that focuses on determining the cause of death through post-mortem examinations and autopsies. In this episode of "Behind the Blue," Davis takes us through the journey of his career, from serving as medical examiner for the state, launching UK’s successful Division of Forensic Consultation Service and becoming a media personality through his WUKY radio show, “Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine.”
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