Professor in Clinical Pediatrics

Division of Allergy Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine | St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Washington University School of Medicine

Private Practice with Allergy Consultants | St. Louis, Missouri

Dr. Davis is a board certified allergist/ immunologist. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky. After serving his internship and residency at Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, he completed his fellowship in allergy and immunology at the National Jewish Hospital and Research Center, the National Asthma Center, and the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Davis has also been in private practice with Allergy Consultants, P.C. in St .Louis for over 30 years. He has written several chapters in the Manual of Clinical Problems in Asthma, Allergy, and Related Disorders and has coauthored numerous articles and case studies in a variety of journals, including the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, and Pediatrics. A diplomate of both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Dr. Davis is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI). He is also a member of the Southern Medical Association and the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

During the past 20 years, Dr. Davis has facilitated more than 50 educational conferences per year on asthma and allergies across the country. These conferences have involved strictly interactive case discussions known as problem-based learning or PBL conferences featuring small groups of specialists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care personnel.. He has integrated PBL into the curricula of several major conferences, including the Eastern Allergy Conference in Florida (2005-14) and the Southwest Allergy Forum in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (2006-08). He and Dr. Bukstein have also taught seminars on PBL facilitation skills at the annual AAAAI meetings in 2006, 2012-13 and both have lead Workshops at the annual meetings of the AAAAI and ACAAI done by PBL format.  In addition, Drs Davis & Bukstein have taught over 600 other specialists how to become skilled PBL facilitators through a full day course they created called Teach the Teachers™.



Associate Clinical Professor

University of Wisconsin

Past Director of Allergy and Asthma Research | Dean Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Private Practice with Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Center | Greenfield, Wisconsin

Dr. Bukstein is a board-certified allergist/ immunologist and pediatric pulmonologist. He holds hospital staff appointments at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, in Madison and Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked as a pediatric intensive care physician for 17 years at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center. He has been active in resident education and was an Assistant professor of Family Practice and pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin for over 30 years. He serves as a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology; the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology; and the American Thoracic Society.

Dr. Bukstein received his BA in English literature from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and his medical degree cum laude from the University of Missouri–Columbia. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He also completed two fellowships: one in allergy and immunology at the National Jewish Medical and Research Center and one in pediatric pulmonary medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center both in Denver.

Dr. Bukstein is considered a national expert in using clinical outcomes for managed care. He has had numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals, including The American Journal of Managed Care, Allergy, Pediatrics, and Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. He also gives approximately 50 presentations annually at national and international meetings. These presentations have focused on allergic disease, asthma, quality of life, health outcomes and telemedicine.

Along with Dr. Davis, the last few years, he has team-taught a course on becoming a PBL facilitator called Teach the Teachers™ to over 75 groups of physician speakers for both CME and promotional medical education.


In September 2004, Drs. Davis and Bukstein published a study on PBL in the Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. The study demonstrated the efficacy of PBL for changing physicians’ prescribing behavior toward a more proactive use of preventative medication for asthmatic patients patients based upon the recently published national asthma guidelines from the NIH. In addition, this article reviewed the literature demonstrating how much more effective PBL is for educating health care providers compared to traditional didactic lectures.