Davis, Jennifer

Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis PhD

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Management, UBC Okanagan

Contact Info

UBC Okanagan
1137 Alumni Avenue  EME 4123
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-9507
email:  jennifer.davis@ubc.ca

Applied Health Economics Lab

Physical Activity for Precision Health web

Faculty of Management web: Jennifer Davis

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, UBC Okanagan
  • Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Applied Health Economics
  • Clinically applied health economics
  • Health related quality of life
  • Patient reported outcome measures
  • Applied clinical areas: healthy aging, falls, mobility, cognition

Small Steps for Big Changes: Implementing an Evidence-Based Diabetes Prevention Program into Diverse Urban Communities
Co-PIs: Jung, Mary E; Alexander, Amanda; Casmey, Samantha; Coes, Cara; Compton, Steve; Cullen, Lon; Hartley-Folz, Samantha; Hughes, Crystal L; Kyle, Jody L; Logan, Scott M; Paterson, Kent; Squires, Sherry; Bean, Corliss; Fuller, Daniel L; Li, Linda C; Martin Ginis, Kathleen A; Sherifali, Diana T; Witteman, Holly M
Co-Is: Davis, Jennifer C; McGavock, Jonathan M; Ndjaboue, Ruth; Singer, Joel; Strachan, Shaelyn M
Dates:  2022 – 2028
Funding:  CIHR, Healthy Cities Research Initiative, $2,958,703

Food Odyssey: An exploratory study of the implementation of sustainable and resilient local food systems
PI: Eric Li
Co-Is: Amir Ardestanijaafar, Jennifer Davis, John Graham, Kathy Rush, Zheng Liu
Date: 2021 – 2024
Funded by: SSHRC – Individual Partnership Development Grant $179,800

DAVIS JC, Best JR, Dian L, Khan KM, Hsu CL, Chan W, Cheung W, Liu-Ambrose T (2017). Are the EQ-5D-3L and the ICECAP-O responsive among older adults with impaired mobility? Evidence from the Vancouver Falls Prevention Cohort Study. Qual Life Res. Mar;26(3):737-747. doi: 10.1007/s11136-016-1487-z. Epub 2016 Dec 22.

DAVIS JC, Hsiung GR, Bryan S, Best JR, Eng JJ, Munkacsy M, Cheung W, Chiu B, Jacova C, Lee P, Liu-Ambrose T (2017). Economic evaluation of aerobic exercise training in older adults with vascular cognitive impairment: PROMoTE trial. BMJ Open. Mar 29;7(3):e014387. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014387.

DAVIS JC, Best JR, Khan KM, Dian L, Lord S, Delbaere K, Hsu CL, Cheung W, Chan W, Liu-Ambrose T (2017).  Processing Speed Predicts Falls in Older Adults With a Falls History: 1-Year Prospective Cohort Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. May;65(5):916-923. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14830.

DAVIS JC, Hsu CL, Cheung W, Brasher PM, Li LC, Khan KM, Sykes J, Skelton DA, Liu-Ambrose T (2016). Can the Otago falls prevention program be delivered by video? A feasibility study. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. Feb 4;2(1):e000059.

DAVIS JC, Hsiung GY, Bryan S, Jacova C, Jacova P, Munkacsy M, Cheung W, Lee P, Liu-Ambrose T (2016). Agreement between Patient and Proxy Assessments of Quality of Life among Older Adults with Vascular Cognitive Impairment Using the EQ-5D-3L and ICECAP-O. PLoS One. Apr 21;11(4):e0153878.