Dr. Davis trained as a physiotherapist and clinical epidemiologist and received her doctorate from the University of Toronto. Currently, she is a Senior Scientist in the Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, Krembil Research Institute, and is an investigator with the Arthritis and Community Research and Evaluation Unit and the Arthritis and Autoimmunity Research Centre at UHN. She is a Professor at the University of Toronto in the Departments of Physical Therapy and Surgery and holds Full Membership in the School of Graduate Studies (University of Toronto) in the Rehabilitation Science Institute, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Institute of Medical Science. She is a past member of the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Advisory Board. She is also the past Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee and a past member of the Board of The Arthritis Society. She is currently the Co-Chair of Bone and Joint Canada and Director of their Osteoarthritis Initiatives. She is also an Associate Editor for Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.
Dr. Davis' primary research focus is in musculoskeletal disease, particularly in identifying modifiable predictors of patient outcomes. She also has extensive experience in outcome measure development and evaluation and has published and lectured extensively on various aspects of patient evaluation and outcomes in arthritis and musculoskeletal oncology. Recent work focuses on models of care for arthritis including development and evaluation of care pathways to improve access to services for people with arthritis and hip fracture.
Commonalities and differences in the implementation of models of care for arthritis: key informant interviews from Canada.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16(1):415
Cross-cultural Validation of the ICOAP and Physical Function Short Forms of the HOOS and KOOS in a Multi-country Study of Patients with Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Aug 3;
Key Preoperative Clinical Factors Predicting Outcome in Surgically Treated Patients with Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression: Results from a Survey of 438 AOSpine International Members.
World Neurosurg. 2016 Jul 14;
Neurology. 2016 Jul 8;
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jun 28;
Transfusion. 2016 Feb;56(2):304-10
Study protocol for a pilot, randomised, double-blinded, placebo controlled trial of perineural local anaesthetics and steroids for chronic post-traumatic neuropathic pain in the ankle and foot: the PREPLANS study.
BMJ Open. 2016;6(6):e012293
Postoperative Pain Management Among Dominican and American Health-Care Providers: A Qualitative Analysis.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Jun 15;98(12):e50
Mov Disord. 2016 Jun 14;
Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil)
Professor, Departments of Physical Therapy, and Surgery, University of Toronto
Professor, Rehabilitation Science Institute, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto