David Adair, MD, MBA, FACOG, FASH
Dave is a native of the hills of southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science cum laude in biology and geography from Morehead State University, Morehead, KY in 1986. Dave was inducted into the Morehead State University Hall of Fame in 2009. He graduated from Marshall University, in Huntington, WV with a Medical Doctorate in 1990. Dave completed internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Florida Health Science Center (UF), Jacksonville, FL in 1994. During his tenure at UF he was awarded the opportunity to attend National Maternity Hospital in Dublin, Ireland for the study of active management of labor. Dave still holds the record for the UF department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the most research articles published as a resident with 15 peer reviewed articles. Maternal Fetal Medicine and Hypertension training was completed at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC from 1994 to 1996. During this time, he also worked at Mass General Hospital, The Renal Unit, Harvard University, in the lab under the direction of Dr. Garner Haupert. His first full academic appointment was at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA in 1996 to 1998. Dr. Adair began practice in Chattanooga in 1998 and has been with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since that time. He along with Dr. Joseph Kipikasa formed Regional Obstetrical Consultants (ROC) based on giving the complicated pregnant patient the best evidence-based care with compassion. ROC has offices in 13 locations and covers 50,000 square miles today with Solutions To Obstetrics in Rural Communities (STORC) which has now provided over 50,000 patient visits to date since its inception in 2009. Dave recently completed his MBA with health care concentration at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, graduating as the most outstanding graduate of the Gary W. Rollins School of Business, class of 2019. Dave is a Professor, Vice Chairman, and Program Director for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga. He holds numerous patents, has published over 70 peer reviewed papers, 15 book chapters, awarded over 25 million dollars in grants and research support, and has been lucky to receive numerous teaching and research awards. Dave has been visiting faculty to Europe, Asia, North, Central, and South America. He has three children, one granddaughter, three dogs, and a cat. He enjoys NASCAR, UT and UTC sports, along with any beach.