Dr. Davis trained as a physiotherapist and clinical epidemiologist and received her doctorate from the University of Toronto. Currently, she is a Senior Scientist and Division Head, Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, Krembil Research Institute and is an investigator with the Arthritis and Community Research and Evaluation Unit 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 and a member of the Board of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International. She is also an Associate Editor for Osteoarthritis and Cartilage and on the Editorial Board of Arthritis Care & Research.
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.
A concept analysis and overview of outcome measures used for evaluating patients with proximal humerus fractures.
Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Sep 03;:1-13
Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2019 Jun 12;:
Immunity. 2019 Aug 20;51(2):411-412
Reduced accuracy accompanied by reduced neural activity during the performance of an emotional conflict task by unmedicated patients with major depression: A CAN-BIND fMRI study.
J Affect Disord. 2019 Oct 01;257:765-773
The Base Deficit, International Normalized Ratio, and Glasgow Coma Scale (BIG) Score, and Functional Outcome at Hospital Discharge in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Jun 26;:
Testing a deep convolutional neural network for automated hippocampus segmentation in a longitudinal sample of healthy participants.
Neuroimage. 2019 08 15;197:589-597
Multicentre, randomised clinical trial of paediatric concussion assessment of rest and exertion (PedCARE): a study to determine when to resume physical activities following concussion in children.
Br J Sports Med. 2019 Feb;53(3):195
Value Health. 2019 Jul;22(7):822-828
A Systematic Review and Standardized Comparison of Available Evidence for Outcome Measures Used to Evaluate Proximal Humerus Fracture Patients.
J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Jul;33(7):e256-e262
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