About Us

Dr. David L. Smith, M.D.

The Center for Infectious Disease Excellence (CIDE) was established in 2006 by David L. Smith M.D. and serves as a centralized location for patient care, consulting, and medical-legal consulting.

The Center is located next to River Oaks Hospital near Lakeland Drive in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Smith has been providing specialized infectious disease prevention, care, and treatment for corporations, hospitals, travelers, individuals, and families for over 40 years. He also serves as a consultant to hospitals and institutions across the country.

Dr. Smith currently serves as a Hospital Epidemiologist for River Oaks and Woman’s Hospital, as well as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at The University of Mississippi School of Medicine.


Cheryl A. Davis, R.N., B.S., C.I.C.

Cheryl Davis has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Physical Education, has done graduate work in Microbiology, has an associate degree in nursing, and a degree in anesthetics. She served in the United States Air Force as a Research and Development Technician. She was a Staff Nurse in the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. Mrs. Davis served in the United States Army Reserves 410th Evacuation Unity. She was also a nurse epidemiologist at the Research Medical center in Kansas City.

Ms. Davis went on to be an Infection Control Nurse Manager in the Research Medical Center in Kansas City before moving on to be a Nurse Epidemiologist at Saint Luke’s Hospital in 2004.

Ms. Cheryl Davis has been a certified R.N. since 1984, she holds her Certification in Infection Control, and is a Licensed Esthetician.

Cheryl Davis’ C.V.

For more information about CIDE, please visit the website at www.centerofinfectiousdisease.org.

1040 River Oaks Drive, Ste 303
Flowood, MS 39232

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