Find out more about the leadership team at the British Columbia Academic Health Science Network below.
Tom Noseworthy, CM, MD, MSc, MPH, F.R.C.P.C., F.A.C.P., FCAHS
Chief Executive Officer – Email
Dr. Tom Noseworthy has been BC AHSN’s CEO since June 2018. A critical care physician and graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health, his record of leadership spans numerous health innovation, academic and health care delivery settings. He previously served as Associate Chief Medical Officer for Alberta’s Strategic Clinical Networks, head of the Department of Community Health Sciences in the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Medicine, chair of Public Health Sciences at the University of Alberta, and CEO & President of the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton.
Tom is highly recognized for his numerous contributions to the field. He was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2007, has been named one of the “100 Physicians of the Century” in Alberta, and is a recipient of the Alberta Centennial Award. He also received the Leadership Award while at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.
Kim McGrail, BC AHSN Data Director – Email
Dr. Kimberlyn McGrail is the BC AHSN Data Director. She is also Scientific Director for Population Data BC, a faculty member at the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, and an associate professor in UBC’s School of Population and Public Health. Kim’s current research interests are in evaluation of health system policy interventions, aging and the use and cost of health care services, and governance of access to data for research purposes.
Kim conducts in partnership with clinicians, policy-makers and the public. She is a founding member of the International Population Data Linkage Network and founding Deputy Editor of the International Journal of Population Data Science. She was the 2009-10 Commonwealth Fund Harkness Associate in Health Care Policy and Practice, a 2016 recipient of the Cortlandt JG Mackenzie Prize for Excellence in Teaching, and 2017 recipient of a UBC award for Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research. She holds a PhD in Health Care and Epidemiology from the University of British Columbia, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Michigan.