Philip Davis

Philip Davis

Assistant Professor, clinical track, AGAPCNP Program Assistant Director | DNP, MBA, ANP-BC


Philip Davis is an Assistant Professor, clinical track, and earned a BS in management science from the University of South Alabama in 1983, an MBA from Georgia State University in 1989 with a concentration in strategic marketing. Philip has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and management and 15 years of global entrepreneurship and business development. He began his business career in 1984 in the telecommunications industry at MCI and moved into senior management at BellSouth International (now AT&T) in 1987. In 1994 Dr. Davis founded the Latitude Group, a global telecommunications consulting firm. As a global telecommunications consultant, Dr. Davis was an integral part of the GSM standards committee which defined the cellular methods of operations for wireless communications corporations worldwide. In 1997 he sold the Latitude group to Intasys Corporation (NASDAQ INTA), an international telecommunications software corporation. Under Dr. Davis’ leadership as president, the company’s stock price rose 3,000% and acquired over $20 million in Wall Street venture capital. He has delivered presentations throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and North American. Dr. Davis was also the founder, president and CEO of Hurst Jacobs and Davis, a commercial lender and venture capital firm. In 2010 he earned his BSN from Emory University where he also earned an MSN in Adult Health Nursing Practice in 2011. In 2014 he completed his Doctor of Nursing Practice from Vanderbilt University.


2015 Team Excellence Award – Emory University, Development of DNP Program
2013 Nightingale Scholarship - Vanderbilt University
2011 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities – Emory University
2011 Excellence In Leadership Award – Emory University
2010-2011 Woodruff Fellowship Emory University – the highest honor bestowed on Emory graduate students
1991 Outstanding Service Award – BellSouth Enterprises
1989 Outstanding Service Award – BellSouth Enterprises
1986 Quality In Service Award – MCI Telecommunications
1983 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities – University of South Alabama

Areas of Expertise

Adult Health
Gerontology And Elder Health
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Davis, P. V., Tucker, P. (2018). Evaluation of Pain in the Cognitively Impaired Patient in the Emergency Department. Advance emergency Nursing Journal. 40(3)

Kovaleva, M. A., Clevenger, C., Svensson, B., Wright, P., Davis, P., & Hepburn, K. (2018). A nursing home resident with somatic and psychiatric multimorbidity. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.

Davis, P. V., Evans, D. D. (2017). Prevalence of pulmonary embolism in patients presenting to the emergency department for syncope. Advance emergency Nursing Journal 39(3), 161-167



Dr. Davis’ research leverages his business background to improve access to care in settings appropriate to support optimal patient outcomes. Clinically, his focus is on the management of chronic disease in a retail environment and elder care in the emergency setting