Dr. Gurprit Randhawa

Dr. Gurprit Randhawa
Adjunct Assistant Professor

BSc (University of Victoria), MSc (University of Victoria), PhD (University of Victoria), EMBA (University of Fredricton), Certified Health Executive

Gurprit K. Randhawa is a health informatics leader, educator, and researcher with progressive leadership experience in health care strategy, innovation, operations, projects, evaluation, and quality improvement. Currently, Gurprit is the Senior Director of Primary, Specialist, and Community Care in the BC Ministry of Health, where she leads the digital enablement of strategic initiatives. Prior to this role, Gurprit has served in three regional health authorities (Island Health, Vancouver Coastal Health/Providence Health, and Fraser Health), Provincial Health Services Authority, First Nations Health Authority, and Health Research BC. She has led various digital health transformation initiatives across BC, including the implementation and optimization of electronic health records, electronic medical records, e-prescribing, telehealth, and virtual care. Gurprit’s current research focus areas include primary care delivery models and knowledge translation.

Gurprit is a Certified Health Executive (CHE) and Prosci Certified Change Management Practitioner. She has a BSc, MSc and PhD in Health Information Science, an Executive MBA specialized in Health & Safety Leadership, and Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LATHE). Her specialization is in the adoption of digital health in primary care. She has received national and international recognition for her research and professional work in advancing digital health.