Department of Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine Queen's University

Colleen Davison, BSc, HBOR, BEd(OCT), MPH, PhD

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Social Epidemiologist and Global Population Health Researcher
Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen's University
Cross Appointed to the Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Global Development Studies, Queen's University
Adjunct Faculty School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Dr. Davison is a PhD trained Social Epidemiologist and global health researcher with a primary appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University. She has diverse methodological training and experience and primarily uses mixed- and community-based participatory research methods to support health equity. 

Dr. Davison is an advocate for child health and child rights internationally and is founding member of ARCH - a research collaborative for global health equity ( She has experience working as a consultant or intern with PAHO-WHO, UNICEF-Mongolia, the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research, the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health among others.

Dr. Davison welcomes inquiries from potential trainees and collaborators. She can be reached at or through