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.
A Prospective Cohort Study Examining Medical and Social Factors Associated with Engagement in Life Activities Following Total Hip Replacement.
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 Feb 10;:
Clinical classes of injured workers with chronic low back pain: a latent class analysis with relationship to working status.
Eur Spine J. 2017 Jan 31;:
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jan 31;69(4):395-403
The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project.
Ecol Evol. 2017 Jan;7(1):145-188
Albuminuria is associated with greater copeptin concentrations in men with type 1 diabetes: A brief report from the T1D exchange Biobank.
J Diabetes Complications. 2016 Dec 07;:
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2016 Jun;30(3):503-535
Implementation of musculoskeletal Models of Care in primary care settings: Theory, practice, evaluation and outcomes for musculoskeletal health in high-income economies.
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2016 Jun;30(3):375-397
Development, Sensibility, and Validity of a Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease Case Ascertainment Tool.
J Rheumatol. 2016 Nov 1;:
Evaluating a community-based exercise intervention with adults living with HIV: protocol for an interrupted time series study.
BMJ Open. 2016 Oct 20;6(10):e013618
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Nov;24(11):e148-e162
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