Karina Davidson

Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, USA

Karina Davidson
Karina Davidson

Karina Davidson, Ph.D. is Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of the Institute of Health System Science at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Endowed Donald and Barbara Zucker Professor in Health Outcomes at the Zucker School of Medicine, and Senior Vice President, Research at Northwell Health. For more than 25 years she has served in leadership roles for teams focused on the advancement of scientific and patient care missions, through both the generation and implementation of research-based evidence. She has been the principal investigator of more than 27 federally funded grants and authored over 300 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Davidson’s research focuses on innovations in personalized trials and healthcare systems to manage chronic disease and patient symptoms that incorporate patient preferences and values. Personalized (N-of-1) Trials are designed to identify a single patient’s symptoms, conditions, or behaviors, and promote their overall health. Dr. Davidson has spearheaded the NIH-funded MAVEN: Developing Diverse Senior Scientist Leaders to increase the diversity of the scientific workforce at the senior level for those from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. Recently, Dr. Davidson served as Chair of the United States Preventive Services Task Force. She has a Ph.D. in clinical health psychology and an M.A.Sc in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology. 

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