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David B. ​Troxel, MD

Clinical Professor Emeritus, UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program


David B. Troxel is a Clinical Professor Emeritus of the Joint Medical Program. Dr. Troxel served as president of the American Board of Pathology and the California Society of Pathologists. Dr. Troxel currently serves as a medical consultant to The Doctors Company.

Research Interests

  • Analysis of medical professional liability claims to identify Patient Safety Issues and medical errors that can be addressed in medical specialty societies continuing medical education programs.


  • MD – Northwestern University School of Medicine, 1962
  • BS – Economics
    Northwestern University, 1958


Courses Taught

    • The Pathologic Basis of Disease
    • General Pathology for second-year JMP students