Dr. Winston Davidson, a public health specialist and telemedicine research pioneer currently serves as Professor, Public Health & Health Technology and Head of the University of Technology School of Public Health & Health Technology.
Professor Davidson received his medical training from the University of the West Indies during the period 1965 to 1971 and was successful in the American Examination for Foreign Medical Graduates in 1971. He also received his Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H) from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool, England in 1975. Professor Davidson is currently a Public Health PhD candidate at the University of Technology School of Graduate Studies.
Among his many positions held are:
Professor Davidson has received a number of honours and awards in recognition of his work.
Among these are the Commander of the Order of Distinction for Services to Medicine in 2003 and the
“Pearl Award” for more than 30 years of distinguished and outstanding service to the People of Jamaica
as Justice of the Peace in the parish of St. Andrew in 2008.
He also has to his credit more than 120 presentations, papers and publications related to: Health Policy, Planning and Organizational issues; Primary Health Care; Drug Abuse Prevention, Epidemiology, Community Development, Public Health, Control of Communicable Diseases, Environmental Health, Philosophy, Telemedicine, Information Technology and Wellness.
Professional affiliations include:
Professor Davidson is married to Dr. Sonia Davidson nee Lambie and has three daughters:
Dr. Tamu Davidson; Dr. Chima Davidson and Donna Davidson.