Shelby Davies, MD received her medical degree from The New York University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric training at the Residency Program in Social Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in The Bronx, New York, which provided pediatric medical training focused on the health of underserved urban children in the context of the community. She is now a Fellow Physician in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), where she provides general adolescent medical care on the inpatient adolescent medical unit, specialized outpatient adolescent medical care at the Adolescent Special Care (ASC) Center, and outpatient adolescent primary care Karabots Pediatric Care Center. She also provides general adolescent medical care at Covenant House, PA, a youth shelter located in Philadelphia. Dr. Davies is also a Fellow in CHOP’s Leadership Education in Adolescent and Young Adult Health Program, which is supported by a federal training grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and seeks to provide interdisciplinary leadership training in adolescent health with a focus on improving the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults.
Dr. Davies is passionate about advocating for social justice through patient care, education and research. Her current research focuses on the physical and emotional experiences of menstruation among adolescents and young adults, with a specific emphasis on unique experiences of AYA with decreased access to adequate menstrual health and hygiene practices.