Congratulations to Kim McGrail and Rosemin Kassam on their new Appointments with UBC Health

Dr. Kimberlyn McGrail

Dr. Kimberlyn McGrail – The New Director of Research for UBC Health

Kim is a Professor in the School of Population and Public Health and the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research at UBC. She is Scientific Director of Population Data BC and the SPOR Canadian Data Platform.

Her research interests are quantitative policy evaluation, aging and the use and cost of health services, and the ethical and technical aspects of the development and operation of large linked data systems. Her research is conducted in collaboration with policy and decision makers, clinicians, and the public.

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Dr. Rosemin Kassam

Dr. Rosemin Kassam – The New Director of Research for UBC Health

Rosemin is a Professor in the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) at UBC. She holds a PhD in Health Sciences from Simon Fraser University, a Pharm, D. from the University of Toronto, and a hospital pharmacy residency from the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. She is a Registered Pharmacist in British Columbia.

Rosemin has extensive expertise in development of and research on health educational curricula and interprofessional patient-centered education and practice. She served as Director of Structured Practice Education in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC. At SPPH, she has been actively engaged in education and training in population and public health. She has collaborated in the development of online resources for clinical instructors and preceptors (eg. E-tips www.preceptoreducation.ca), students, interns, residents and practitioners in various health professions. She chaired the Division of Practice Education for UBC’s College of Health Disciplines (2005-2008).

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