David Campbell

Assistant Professor

Medicine, Community Health Sciences, Cardiac Sciences

MD, PhD - Health Services Research

University of Calgary

Contact information


Office: 403.210.9511

Web presence

Lab website


Office location : TRW3E33

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Social determinants of cardiovascular outcomes
  • Quality of diabetes care
  • Health equity & health policy
  • Mixed methods


Research Gate

Dr. David Campbell is an Internal Medicine specialist with subspecialty training in Endocrinology & Metabolism and advanced research training in Health Services Research. He holds a BSc in Kinesiology from McGill University, an MSc(R) in Anthropology of Health and Illness from the University of Edinburgh, as well as MD and PhD in Community Health Sciences (HSR) from the University of Calgary. He completed his post-doctoral research training at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. His area of research is social disparities and their impacts on clinical outcomes of metabolic diseases (diabetes, obesity, hypertension). He has extensive experience using mixed methods and participatory patient-oriented research. His current research program focuses on the development of novel interventions to improve the care and outcomes for socially disadvantaged populations with diabetes.


Campbell, D., Soril, L., Manns, B. et al (2017). Differences in Canadian public medication insurance plans and the impact on out-of-pocket costs. CMAJ Open, 5(4): e808-813
Campbell, D., Manns, B., Weaver, R., et al (2017). The association between financial barriers and adverse clinical outcomes among patients with cardiovascular-related chronic diseases: A cohort study. BMC Medicine, 15(33): 1-13. 
Campbell, D., Tam-Tham, H., Dhaliwal, K., et al (2017). Use of Mixed Methods Research in Coronary Artery Disease Research: A Scoping Review. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 10(1).
Campbell, D., Soril, L., Clement, F. (2016). The impact of cost-sharing mechanisms on patient-borne medication costs. JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(11), 1-3.
Campkin, L., Boyd, J., Campbell, D. (2017). Coronary Artery Disease Patient Perspectives on Exercise Participation. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 37(5): 305-314.


CIHR/IHSPR Rising Star Award
Governor General's Gold Medal 
UCalgary ARCH Award
CMA Young Leaders Award