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Dr. Colleen Davison

Queen's logoDr. Colleen Davison is currently a Research Scientist at the Clinical Research Centre and Department of Emergency Medicine, Kingston General Hospital, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Practicum Coordinator in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

Dr. Davison obtained a PhD in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at the University of Calgary (2007), a Masters of Public Health at the University of Glasgow, Scotland (2000) and undergraduate degrees in Natural Science, Outdoor Recreation and Education from Lakehead University (1995;1996). She completed a CIDA-funded internship at the WHO/PAHO regional office in the Dominican Republic in 2001-2002 and has experience working as a consultant with the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, Canadian Nurses Association, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

She is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers and has sat on the Board of the Canadian Public Health Association. Dr. Davison uses mixed (qualitative and quantitative) methods to examine global health, health equity and knowledge translation issues particularly with young people and disadvantaged populations in rural and remote regions. She is a former Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar and Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholar and has been awarded more than two million dollars of peer reviewed research funding as principal or co-investigator. In 2011 Dr. Davison was granted an Emerging Researcher Award from the Population Health Improvement Research Network of Ontario.