Dr. Glen Davis
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Glen Davis, joined ICL from Janian Medical Care, an affiliate of the Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a not-for-profit human services agency that provides psychiatric services to people with lived experience of homelessness in New York City.
At Janian-CUCS, Dr. Davis provided mental health care across a range of programs, including permanent supportive housing, shelter and safe havens, homeless street outreach teams, Assertive Community Treatment, and Intensive Mobile Treatment.
For the past six years, Dr. Davis has served as Medical Director for Education & Training at Janian-CUCS, directing all professional development activities for clinicians at the agency and assisting with design and implementation of psychiatric services in 70 social services programs across New York City. He has also served as Director of the Opioid Overdose Prevention Program at Janian-CUCS, overseeing agency-wide education on overdose response, naloxone distribution, and other grant-funded harm reduction initiatives.
Dr. Davis graduated from Hamilton College and earned his M.D. from Cornell University – Weill Medical College where he was awarded the Richard N. Kohl Prize for excellence in psychiatry. He completed residency training in general psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance of Harvard Medical School and Mount Sinai Medical Center. A graduate of the Columbia Public Psychiatry Fellowship, Dr. Davis pursued additional training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University Medical Center and Addiction Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, where he is on voluntary faculty in the Department of Psychiatry. He has served on committees as a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, and World Psychiatric Association. Dr. Davis has been a co-investigator of research studies funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, authoring peer-reviewed journal articles on the epidemiology of psychiatric and substance use disorders in sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to medical school, Dr. Davis served for three years as a community health education volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Burkina Faso (West Africa). He serves on the Board of Directors of World Connect, Inc., which funds grassroots, locally-led development projects in 20+ countries across Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.
Dr. Davis has spent his career supporting people with behavioral health challenges on their recovery journeys. He shares ICL’s bedrock principles — to be trauma-informed and person-centered — and has a track record of fostering learning across human services organizations.