Tom Davis

Tom Davis is the Jersey Shore regional editor at Patch.com. He was previously an award-winning editor and reporter in New Jersey for The Record of Bergen County where he wrote “Coping”, one of the nation’s only mental health columns, for five years. He was named "Citizen of the Year" in 2007 by the American Psychiatric Association's New Jersey chapter. He also teaches journalism classes at Rutgers University and has taught a groundbreaking course on mental health issues in the media at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. He was one of six people in the nation to win the Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellowship in 2004. Tom is also the editor, writer and publisher of Coping with Life blog, which deals with life, family and mental health. He holds a M.S. degree from Columbia University.