Assistant Professor

David is an Assistant Professor at NOSM University, an Emergency Physician, and Research Director at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. He is also the Interim Site Director at ICES North. He is a graduate of NOSM University, having completed his MD, family medicine, and emergency medicine training in Northern Ontario. David also has a PhD from the University of Toronto, where he trained in systems modelling and decision making. He is an external adjunct faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at Lakehead University, where he co-supervises graduate students working on health-care research using data analytics techniques including AI and machine learning. David also co-supervises graduate students in NOSM University’s Master of Medical Studies program and oversees undergraduate and postgraduate medical learners working on a variety of projects. David’s research is focused on emergency department flow, health human resource planning, and rural health. His research is primarily funded through the Northern Ontario Academic Medical Association, but he has been a co-investigator on PSI Foundation and Canadian Institute of Health Research grants. David is developing his research program to address important health-care issues in Northern Ontario and across Canada.