Samantha Davis, MS, RRT-NPS, AE-C
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Care
Samantha Davis is a clinical assistant professor for the Department of Respiratory Care at Boise State University. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care and Bachelor of Health Services Administration from Baker College in Auburn Hills, Michigan. In 2014, she earned a Master of Science in Respiratory Care Leadership from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2018, Davis completed a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Simulation from Boise State University. She will begin doctorate studies in Fall 2018.
Davis currently holds credentials as a Registered Respiratory Therapist-Neonatal Pediatric Specialist and Certified Asthma Educator. She has been a credentialed and licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner since 2011.
Davis began calling Boise home in August of 2016. She is originally from the Metro Detroit area where she both practiced and taught Respiratory Care. While in Michigan, she served as Asthma Chair for the Michigan Society for Respiratory Care and was part of the Board of Directors for Camp Michi-MAC. Immediately prior to relocating to Boise, she practiced Respiratory Care near Chicago, Illinois. Most recently, Davis was elected to the National Asthma Educator Certification Board for the 2017-2019 term.
Since 2017, Davis has been Simulation Faculty for the College of Health Sciences. In 2018, the Simulation Team received the “Frontline Simulation Champion” Excellence Award from the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) for their dedication to advancing simulation.
Davis’ primary areas of interest include health care simulation/gaming, interprofessional education, and neonatal/pediatric intensive care. She has been a featured presenter at multiple continuing education events throughout the country.
Davis currently lives on campus with her wife as Faculty in Residence for the Health Professions Living & Learning Community. They enjoy exploring nearby communities, attending spoken word/poetry events, and international travel.