Randhawa nominated for a Dissertation Award

Alumna Gurprit Randhawa (BSc, MSc, and completed PhD oral exam Dec.2018 in Health Informatics)
The Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee recently reviewed nominations for the CAGS/ PROQUEST-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards, which recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.
University of Victoria sent a nomination in the category of engineering, medical sciences, and natural sciences for consideration in the national competition for this award. We are proud to announce that our HINF alumna, Gurprit Randhawa‘s, dissertation has been recommended by the committee to the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies.  Her dissertation was about “Evaluating a Post-Implementation Electronic Medical Record Training Intervention for Diabetes Management in Primary Care”.
The School of Health Information Science extends our best wishes for success in the national competition.
The award consists of a $1,500 prize, a Citation Certificate, and travel expenses of up to $1,500 to attend the 2019 CAGS 57th Annual Conference (Halifax, Nova Scotia).
Best of luck!