Darryl Davidson is the Men’s Health Manager at the City of Milwaukee Health Department and a current preceptor of Mallory Edgar. He oversees programs, preventative education, and outreach activities related to teen males and men. He achieved one of his public health career goals when he helped establish a Men’s Health Center as the entry point to address various issues that affect male health. He values client-centered approaches when solving problems related to communicable diseases and family and community health. Darryl attributes his past work in sexual health, HIV education, adolescent health, and domestic violence prevention as the glue that allows success in his present activities.
He maintains membership with the National Men’s Health Network and the Wisconsin Public Health Association, and is a founding member of the American Public Health Association’s Men’s Health Caucus. He is a program co-chair with the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative’s annual Fatherhood Summit. He has received degrees and professional certifications from Howard University, Southern Illinois University, and Emory University. He is a past National Faculty Member and Curriculum Developer for the Disease Prevention Education Unit of the National American Red Cross.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he has traveled to most states in the country but considers himself a lifelong Midwesterner. He can be found relaxing with family and friends on weekends. His hobbies vary, and he maintains a regular swimming schedule for exercise. His central message is this: Be it large or small, you can always do something to improve your health.