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.
GLA:D to have a high-value option for patients with knee and hip arthritis across four continents: Good Life with osteoArthritis from Denmark.
Br J Sports Med. 2018 Mar 07;:
Albuminuria is associated with greater copeptin concentrations in men with type 1 diabetes: A brief report from the T1D exchange Biobank.
J Diabetes Complications. 2017 Feb;31(2):387-389
Does the person's context influence engagement in life activities following primary knee replacement? Results from a Canadian prospective cohort study.
BMJ Open. 2017 Aug 18;7(8):e015737
Effect of footwear on minimum foot clearance, heel slippage and spatiotemporal measures of gait in older women.
Gait Posture. 2016 Feb;44:43-7
These pubmed results were generated on 2018/02/01
Pediatric & Congenital Electrophysiology Society: building an international paediatric electrophysiology organisation.
Heart Rhythm. 2016 May;13(5):1006-9
Cross-cultural adaptation and implementation of Good Life with osteoarthritis in Denmark (GLA:D™): group education and exercise for hip and knee osteoarthritis is feasible in Canada.
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 Nov 13;:
Neurology. 2017 Nov 03;:
N Engl J Med. 2017 08 24;377(8):723-732
Curr Oncol. 2017 Jun;24(3):153-160
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