Donald Allensworth-Davies (Don), PhD, MSc, CPH
 Title: Associate Professor
CSU Program Coordinator, CEOMPH Program
 Dept: Health Sciences
 Office: IM 117
 Phone: 216-687-3833,  216-687-3833
 Fax: 216-687-9316
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. IM 117, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
sexual orientation, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) healthcare, LGBT health disparities, LGBT aging, clinical trials, addictions, substance use, health services research, research study design, research methods, biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, prostate cancer, measurement of healthcare outcomes, quality of healthcare, access to healthcare, mixed methods
Ph.D., Health Services Research, Boston University School of Public Health, 2012
M.S., Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, 2004
Brief Bio:
Don Allensworth-Davies is an Associate Professor with the School of Health Sciences at Cleveland State University and CSU Program Coordinator for the Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master in Public Health (CEOMPH) Program.  He holds an MSc in Epidemiology and a PhD in Health Services Research from the Boston University School of Public Health and is Certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.  

Don currently serves as the Program Chair for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health Caucus of the American Public Health Association.
Don currently teaches HSC 503 Research and Analysis in Health Sciences, HSC 504 Seminar in the Health Science Professions, HSC 691/692 Master's Project in Health Sciences and HSC 305/505 Culture and Healthcare as part of the Master of Science in Health Sciences program.  He has taught MPH 602 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health and currently teaches MPH 603 Epidemiology & Public Health as part of the CEOMPH program.
Honors and Awards:
2014, Faculty Mentor, AcademyHealth/Aetna Foundation Minority Scholars Program, Washington, DC.

2014,2016 Outstanding Faculty Award, Consortium of Eastern Ohio Masters in Public Health Program, Rootstown, OH.

Summer 2011, Excellence in Teaching Award, BS722 Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
Research Interests:
Don's research interests include: healthcare outcomes, access to health services, and health disparities among LGBT elders and GBT prostate cancer survivors.
Teaching Areas:
Design and conduct of clinical trials, research ethics, research methods, data analysis, scientific writing, social and behavioral theory in public health, epidemiology
Professional Affiliations:
2005-2016 AcademyHealth
   2013-2015: Chair, Gender and Health Special Interest Group
   2012-2013: Chair Elect, Gender and Health Special Interest Group
   2012-2015: AcademyHealth Membership Committee
   2012:  Chair, Gender and Health Abstract Committee
   2010-2016: Member, Gender and Health Abstract Committee
   2009-2016: Member, Gender and Health Advisory Committee

2012-present  American Public Health Association
   2012-present  LGBT Health Caucus
   2014,2017:  Mentor, LGBT Caucus Student Mentoring Program
   2014-2016:  Program Chair Elect, LGBT Health Caucus
   2016-2018:  Program Chair, LGBT Health Caucus

2012-present  Ohio Public Health Association      

2013-present  Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR)
Professional Experience:
2007-2012 Research Manager, Data Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boson, MA
University Service:
I. University

2018-present  Member, Contract Implementation Committee, American Association of University Professors, CSU Chapter

2018-present  Grievance Officer, American Association of University Professors, CSU Chapter

2018  Presenter and Health Sciences Coordinator, Careers in Health and Medical Professions (CHAMPS) Summer Program

2017-2018  Member, Bargaining Council, American Association of University Professors, CSU Chapter

2017-2018 Sexual Violence Prevention Council, Office of the Provost

2016-present Academic Technology Committee, Faculty Senate

2016-2018 Member-at-large, Executive Committee, American Association of University Professors, CSU Chapter

II. College of Science and Health Professions

2017-2018 Member-at-large, COSHP Steering Committee

2015-2017 Faculty Affairs Committee

2014-present Diversity Council

III.  College of Graduate Studies

2016-2018 Graduate Petitions Committee

IV. School of Health Sciences

2018-present  Faculty Development Committee

2016-2017 Ad Hoc Online Courses and Teaching Committee

2015-2017  Strategic Planning Marketing & Collegiality Subcommittee
   Chair:  2015-2016
   Co-Chair:  2016-2017

2015-2016, 2017-present Strategic Planning Committee

2014-2016 Search Committee Chair, Director for School of Health Sciences

2014-2015 Self-Study Program Review Committee

2013-2014 Search Committee Member, Assistant/Associate Professor

2012-2014 Curriculum Committee
  Chair, 2013-2014

2012-2013 Search Committee Member, Lecturer

V. Consortium of Eastern Ohio Masters in Public Health

2016-present Curriculum Committee

2015 Ad Hoc MPH Diversity Committee for Council on Education in Public Health Reaccreditation

2012-present MPH Admissions Committee
  Chair, 2016-present
Community Service:

2018  Health Sciences Judge, Northeast Ohio Science and Engineering Fair
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland State University, Great Lakes Science Center, Parker Hannifin Foundation

2014 Organizing Committee Member, National LGBTI Health Research Conference, Baldwin Wallace University, Cleveland State University and MetroHealth, Cleveland, OH

2013-2016 Community Partnership Committee Member, MetroHealth and Case Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Research Grants:
9/1/2017-8/31/2018 Creating Community-Based Evidence for Improving the Health of LGBT Elders in Greater Cleveland, Center for Behavioral Health Sciences, Cleveland State University, Principal Investigator, $5,000

5/1/2015-6/30/2016  Examining Midwestern Rural and Urban Healthcare Provider Stigma Towards HIV Care, CEOMPH Intra-Partner Research Program Co-Principal Investigator, $10,000

7/1/2009-6/30/2011 5R03CA136114-02 (R03), Assessing Localized Prostate Cancer Post-Treatment Outcomes Among Gay Men, National Cancer Institute, Co-Principal Investigator $87,000