Leslie Davidson, MD, MSc (Epid), FAAP

Dr. Leslie Davidson, MD, MSc (Epid), FAAP is a pediatrician and epidemiologist.  Her primary research interests include the epidemiology and prevention of intentional and unintentional injury, particularly intimate partner violence, most recently involving adolescents and young adults. She has conducted substantial research in screening and assessing disability in children and in international child health. From 1997-2002 she was Director of the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at Oxford, returning to a position at Columbia in 2002.  She is currently Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Pediatrics at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University where she is also Director of Doctoral Programs in Epidemiology. She teaches in the masters and doctoral programs.  From 2009-2011 she was Associate Director of the Columbia Center for Youth Violence Prevention and is a senior faculty member of the newly founded Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at Columbia.