Dr. Casper Shyr

Dr. Casper Shyr
Adjunct Assistant Professor

BSc (University of British Columbia), PhD (University of British Columbia)

Dr. Casper Shyr is a Director of Consulting & Analytics at Fraser Health Authority. With undergraduate training in Computer Science and Biology, Casper has PhD in bioinformatics from University of British Columbia. Casper has many years of experience in the healthcare sector as an educator, seasoned strategic leader and researcher at the interface of healthcare operations, analytics, and consulting.

He provides strategic leadership in the development and application of data science and operations research methodologies to optimize healthcare operations, streamline patient access & flow and improve care quality. Casper leads a functional team of analysts, data scientists and engineers to create optimal analytical solutions to support clinical program areas. His program of research focuses on:

  1. Leverage predictive modelling from machine learning & artificial intelligence and simulations and optimization techniques from operations research to surface data insights
  2. Improve the strategic adoption and use of data in healthcare decision-making and organizational change
  3. Engage healthcare professionals and business leaders in collaboration within the analytics domain for health system improvement

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