Colleen M. Davison

Assistant Professor of Global Public Health, Queen's University, Ontario

Currently appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Queen's University with experience as a researcher and consultant with PAHO/WHO, UNICEF, PHAC, NCCDH.

CIHR funded Postdoc (2007-2010) Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa

PhD Population Health (2002-2007), University of Calgary

Master of Public Health (1999-2000) University of Glasgow

Bachelor of Education (1996); Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation (1995); Bachelor of Natural Science (1995)- Lakehead University

Experience

  • –present
    Adjunct assistant professor, University of Waterloo
  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Global Public Health, Queen's University, Ontario

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Ottawa, CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2007 
    University of Calgary, PhD Population Health
  • 2000 
    University of Glasgow, Master of Public Health
  • 1996 
    Lakehead University, Bachelor of Education
  • 1995 
    Lakehead University, Bachelor of Science (Natural Science)
  • 1995 
    Lakehead University, Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation

Publications

  • 2018
    An Analysis of Socio-Demographic, Living Conditions and Physical and Emotional Child Abuse Patterns in the Context of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake , International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2017
    Home and Family Relationships, Report of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study
  • 2017
    Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours are Positively and Independently Associated with Academic Achievement: An analysis of self-reported data from a nationally representative sample of Canadian early adolescents. , PLOS ONE
  • 2017
    Making Sense of Child, Early and Forced Marriage Among Syrian Refugee Girls: A mixed methods study in Lebanon., BMJ Global Health
  • 2015
    It Still Takes a Village: The role of social supports in understanding unexpected health states in young people, BMC Public Health
  • 2015
    Strengthening Communities with a Socio-Ecological Approach: Local and international lessons in whole systems , Chapter in: Lars K. Halstrom, N. Guehlstorf and M. Parkes (Eds.). Ecosystems, Society and Health: Pathways through diversity, convergence and integration. McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • 2013
    Ethical Challenges and Opportunities in HIV and AIDS Community-Based Participatory Research in Jamaica, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics
  • 2012
    School as Activity Setting: A new perspective on school engagement and health intervention among Aboriginal students in northern Canada, Journal of School Health

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Teens in Transitioning Societies: Adolescent lived experience as a window into the loss, adaptation and opportunity of cultural and environmental change.
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • 2018
    Health Behaviour of School-aged Children Study for Canada.
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Public Health Agency of Canada
  • 2018
    Exploring New Ways to Improve the Monitoring and Evaluation of Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings.
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance (UK)- Humanitarian Innovation Fund
  • 2018
    Capacity Building in Research to Support Public Health and Health Systems Strengthening in Eastern Myanmar.
    Role:
    Co-Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Community Partners International
  • 2017
    Queen Elizabeth Scholars Network for Equity in Child and Maternal Health.
    Role:
    Co-Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Universities Canada - QES
  • 2017
    Making Sense of Child Marriage Among Syrian Refugee Girls.
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    World Bank
  • 2017
    Determinants of Health Among Young People in Canada: The role of health promoting families.
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • 2017
    Deliberative Dialogue and Arts-Based Discussion Facilitation: Catalyzing Indigenous Wellness Research and Programming in Arviat, Nunavut.
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • 2016
    Opportunities for Health Systems Strengthening During Government Transition in Myanmar.
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • 2011
    Population Health Equity Analyses
    Role:
    Emerging Researcher Awardee
    Funding Source:
    Population Health Improvement Research Network of Ontario
  • 2002
    Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation
    Role:
    Trudeau Scholar
    Funding Source:
    Trudeau Foundation
  • 2000
    International Ambassadorial Program
    Role:
    Ambassadorial Scholar
    Funding Source:
    Rotary International

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research
  • Ontario College of Teachers