Christina Davies

PhD W.Aust, Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Christina Davies is Director of the Centre for Arts, Mental Health and Wellbeing WA within the School of Allied Health, The University of Western Australia.  Her multi-award winning research focuses on the areas of arts-health, health promotion and mental wellbeing. For the past 20 years, Christina has worked in academic, government and market research settings. She has successfully translated her arts-health research into programs, policy and practice. According to Altmetric, a number of her papers are ranked in the top 1% of articles by attention internationally (i.e. The Art of Being Mentally Healthy; The Art of Being Healthy).

Roles and responsibilities

Director - The Centre for Arts, Mental Health and Wellbeing WA

Industrial relevance

Christina has conducted research and evaluation projects for a number of organisations including:
* Healthway
* St John of God Health Care
* Foodbank WA
* Musica Viva Australia / Rio Tinto
* Musica Viva Australia / Perpetual Foundation
* Department of Health WA
* Department of Sport and Recreation WA
* Cancer Council WA
* North Metro Area Health Service
* Sports Medicine Australia
* Princess Margaret Hospital for Children Foundation
* Child and Adolescent Health Service WA
* Department for Communities WA

Teaching overview

Application of Humanities to Health care BMED3002 (2020)
Humanities in Health and Medicine BMED2001 (2019)
Foundations of Public Health 5749 (2013-14)
Disease Prevention in Population Health PUBH 5751 (2013-14)
Introduction to Research in Health Professional Education (2009)
Fundamentals in Research Methods -Sports Science (2009)


Arts and Health
Mental Health
Health Promotion
Program Evaluation

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research expertise keywords

  • Arts and health
  • Arts
  • Wellbeing
  • Mental wellbeing
  • Mental health
  • Health promotion evaluation
  • Health promotion
  • Evaluation


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