The British Columbia Academic Health Science Network (BC AHSN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas W. Noseworthy, CM, MD, MSc, MPH, F.R.C.P.C., F.A.C.P., FCAHS, as its inaugural CEO.
A critical care physician and graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Noseworthy’s record of leadership spans health innovation, academic and health care delivery settings. He has 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.
Among his many awards and honours, Dr. Noseworthy was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2007 and was named one of Alberta’s “100 Physicians of the Century”.
BC AHSN is a new, multi-stakeholder provincial organization created to connect and catalyze British Columbia’s collective expertise and resources to deliver high priority, high impact innovations into our health system for the benefit of the province and its people.