Acadia Senior College


David Dawson

David Dawson has a BS in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh and training in Biophysics from Yale. In his 41-year career, he taught at the University of Iowa, the University of Michigan, and the Oregon Health Science University where he was Chair of Physiology and Pharmacology. After his retirement in 2014, he began to study Economic History and recently delivered the Hugh Davson Lecture to the American Physiological Society, entitled “Membranes and Macroeconomics: What I learned from CFTR, Bob Dylan and Adam Smith.” This is the second course he has offered in the Acadia Senior College.