Aileen Davis

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.

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J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Nov;24(11):e148-e162
Saleh KJ, Davis A
J Orthop Sci. 2016 Oct 12;:
Akiyama T, Uehara K, Ogura K, Shinoda Y, Iwata S, Saita K, Tanzawa Y, Nakatani F, Yonemoto T, Kawano H, Davis AM, Kawai A
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1;96(2S):S1
Robinson MH, Gaunt P, Grimer R, Seddon B, Wylie J, Davis A, Hughes D, Peake D, Cassoni A, Spooner D, Miah A, Hughes A, West CM, Venables K, Billingham L
J Surg Oncol. 2016 Sep 16;
Davidson D, Barr RD, Riad S, Griffin AM, Chung PW, Catton CN, O'Sullivan B, Ferguson PC, Davis AM, Wunder JS
Clin Rheumatol. 2016 Sep 6;
Carlesso LC, Hawker GA, Waugh EJ, Davis AM
BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16(1):415
Cott CA, Davis AM, Badley EM, Wong R, Canizares M, Li LC, Jones A, Brooks S, Ahlwalia V, Hawker G, Jaglal S, Landry M, MacKay C, Mosher D
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Aug 3;
Mehta SP, Sankar A, Venkataramanan V, Lohmander LS, Katz JN, Hawker GA, Gossec L, Roos EM, Maillefert JF, Kloppenburg M, Dougados M, Davis AM
Neurology. 2016 Jul 8;
Barnett C, Bril V, Kapral M, Kulkarni A, Davis AM
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jun 28;
McGilton KS, Chu CH, Naglie G, van Wyk PM, Stewart S, Davis AM


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