Dr. Davison came to Queen’s University in 2011 following a CIHR-funded postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa. She is a PhD trained Social Epidemiologist and Global Population Health Researcher who has a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences. In 2012, Dr. Davison was recognized as an outstanding Emerging Researcher from the Population Health Improvement Research Network in Ontario.
As a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Doctoral Scholar, Dr. Davison obtained her PhD in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary (2007). Her dissertation was a mixed-methods educational ethnography including a year living in a school residence among Indigenous adolescents in the Tlicho First Nation in Behchoko, NWT. Prior to this, Dr. Davison completed a Master of Public Health as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at the University of Glasgow, Scotland (2000) and undergraduate degrees in Natural Science, Outdoor Recreation and Education as a Presidential Scholar at Lakehead University (1995; 1996). She undertook a CIDA-funded appointment at the WHO/PAHO regional office in the Dominican Republic in 2001-2002 and has experience working as a consultant with UNICEF-Mongolia, the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, Canadian Nurses Association and the Public Health Agency of Canada. She has sat on the Boards of the Canadian Public Health Association, the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research and the Youth Science Foundation of Canada.
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Cross Appointed Associated Professor Department of Global Development Studies