Donald Allensworth-Davies (Don), PhD, MSc, CPH
 Title: Assistant 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, research ethics, 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 Assistant 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 serves as a member of the Gender and Health Advisory Committee at AcademyHealth, a national professional organization for health services research, health economics and health policy.  Don is also currently the Program Chair Elect 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; addictions health services research; and research ethics and protection of human subjects.
Teaching Areas:
Design and conduct of clinical trials, research ethics, research methods, data analysis, scientific writing, social and behavioral theory in public health
Professional Affiliations:
2005-present 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:  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

2004-2007 Statistical Manager, Data Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boson, MA
University Service:
2014-2015, Self-Study Program Review Committee
2014-2015, Search Committee Chair, Director for School of Health Sciences
2014, Faculty Admissions Interviewer, NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health Program
2013-2014, Search Committee Member, Assistant/Associate Professor
2012-2014, Curriculum Committee (Chair, 2013-2014)
2012-present  Admissions Committee Member, CEOMPH Program
    2016-present:  Admissions Committee Chair
2016-present:  Curriculum Committee Member, CEOMPH Program
2014-present, College Diversity Council
2014-present, Faculty Affairs Committee Member, College of Sciences & Health Professions
2016-present, Graduate Petitions Committee Member, College of Graduate Studies
2016-present, Academic Technology Committee, Faculty Senate
Community Service:
2013-present, Community Partnership Committee Member, MetroHealth and Case Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Research Grants:
Co-Principal Investigator
Examining Midwestern Rural and Urban Healthcare Provider Stigma Towards HIV Care
CEOMPH Intra-Partner Research Program
7/1/2009-6/30/2011     5R03CA136114-02 (R03)
Co-Principal Investigator
Assessing Localized Prostate Cancer Post-Treatment Outcomes Among Gay Men
National Cancer Institute