B.S. Bacteriology, University of Idaho,
Moscow, ID, 1973
M.S. Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul,
Ph.D. Food Science and Technology, Washington State University, Pullman,
2/99 - Present Professor and Food
Safety Extension Specialist; Department of Food Science and Technology,
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
4/00 - Present Visiting Professor,
Dept. Química y Alimentos Ingeniería, Universidad de las
Américas Puebla, Puebla, Mexico
10/91 -1/99 Professor; Department
of Food Science & Toxicology, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID; Adjunct
Professor; Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
8/79 - 9/91 Professor, Associate
Professor, Assistant Professor; Department of Food Technology &
Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Publications (20 publications
in past 5 years) up
Doan, C.H. and P.M. Davidson. 2000.
Microbiology of potatoes and potato products: A review. J. Food Prot.
Branen, J.K. and P.M. Davidson.
2000. Activity of hydrolysed lactoferrin against foodborne pathogenic
bacteria in growth media: The effect of EDTA. Lett. Appl. Microbiol.
Kim, K.Y., P.M. Davidson, H.J.
Chung. 2000. Antimicrobial effectiveness of pine needle extract on foodborne
illness bacteria. J. Microbiol Biotechnol. 10(2):227-232.
Sofos, J.N., L.R. Beuchat, P.M.
Davidson, and E.A. Johnson. 1998. Naturally occurring antimicrobials
in food. Task Force Report No. 132, Council for Agricultural Science
and Technology, Ames, IA. 103 pp.
Davidson, P.M. 1997. Chemical Preservatives
and Natural Antimicrobial Compounds. p. 520-556, In Food Microbiology:
Fundamentals and Frontiers. M.P. Doyle, L.R. Beuchat, and T.J. Montville
(ed.). American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.
1. Co-director of Internet-based food
safety training for high school teachers of vocational education students
that work in food service industries, 2000.
2. Program Director and Instructor
of the workshop "Use of Antimicrobials and Preservatives in Foods"
for food industry researchers sponsored by the Institute of Food Technologists
Continuing Education Program at the IFT 59th Annual Meeting,
Dallas, TX, 2000.
(last 4 years) up
1. Collaborators - Name, Location
E. Palou and A. Lopez-Malo
Universidad de las Américas Puebla
G. Barbosa-Canovas, C.G. Edwards,
Washington State University
H.W. Schafer and E.A. Zottola
University of Minnesota
2. Graduate Advisors and Their
I.J. Pflug, Professor Emeritus
Department of Food Science
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN
A.L. Branen, Dean
College of Agriculture
University of Idaho
3. Graduate Students Advised (Last
M.S. - University of Tennessee
- Beckett, Cheryl, 2001;University
of Idaho - Kinder-Hooper, Cindy, 1999, Greeson, Tyler M., 1998,
Branen, Jill W., 1998., Doan, Craig H., 1998, Henson, Tony M., 1997