Data visionaries are the pioneers. They are on the leading-edge, discovering new ways to transform vast and complex data into stories, solutions and knowledge that will shape and reshape our world.
Kimberlyn McGrail, is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, faculty with the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Scientific Director of Population Data BC, and Data Lead for the BC SUPPORT Unit. 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. Her current research interests are in evaluation of health system policy interventions and the development and operation of complex data systems intended to support research. Kim 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 on research uses of complex administrative data, and winner of a 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research.