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.
Science. 2019 12 06;366(6470):
Reliability of a functional magnetic resonance imaging task of emotional conflict in healthy participants.
Hum Brain Mapp. 2019 Dec 03;:
Body-Self Unity With a New Hip or Knee: Understanding Total Joint Replacement Within an Embodiment Framework.
ACR Open Rheumatol. 2019 Apr;1(2):90-96
Escitalopram ameliorates differences in neural activity between healthy comparison and major depressive disorder groups on an fMRI Emotional conflict task: A CAN-BIND-1 study.
J Affect Disord. 2019 Nov 13;:
Factors That Influence the Reintegration to Normal Living for Older Adults 2 Years Post Hip Fracture.
J Appl Gerontol. 2019 Nov 15;:733464819885718
2019 American College of Rheumatology Recommended Patient-Reported Functional Status Assessment Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Dec;71(12):1531-1539
Ann Fam Med. 2018 11;16(6):515-520
Hippocampal tail volume as a predictive biomarker of antidepressant treatment outcomes in patients with major depressive disorder: a CAN-BIND report.
Neuropsychopharmacology. 2019 Oct 14;:
Amygdala and affective responses to infant pictures: Comparing depressed and non-depressed mothers and non-mothers.
J Neuroendocrinol. 2019 Sep;31(9):e12790
A concept analysis and overview of outcome measures used for evaluating patients with proximal humerus fractures.
Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Sep 03;:1-13
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