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Company Overview of Simon Fraser University

Company Overview

Simon Fraser University is an educational institution. The institution offers non-medical graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs through three campuses: the main Burnaby campus, the downtown Vancouver campus and the Surrey campus. Simon Fraser University was founded in 1963 and is based in Burnaby, Canada.

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6


Founded in 1963





Key Executives for Simon Fraser University

President and Vice-Chancellor
Age: 62
Director of Global Health
Director of the Office for First Nations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Simon Fraser University Key Developments

Pacific Blue Cross Opens Big-Data Lab at Simon Fraser University

Pacific Blue Cross announced opening of big-data lab at Simon Fraser University. Using big data to improve healthcare delivery, decision-making and outcomes is the target of a new research partnership between Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Pacific Blue Cross (PBC). The Pacific Blue Cross Health Informatics Lab, housed at SFU, will advance computational health research and provide a new venue for collaboration between industry and academia. Health informatics-tools for managing and delivering healthcare, including the collection, use and disclosure of information-lies at the intersection of healthcare delivery, computing science and information technology. The lab will bring together faculty members from several key disciplines at SFU, including data science, big data, statistics, health science, business administration, information visualization and communication, as well as security and privacy. Pacific Blue Cross provides a wide range of health insurance benefits for 1.5 million British Columbians. It is investing $300,000 over three years to collaborate with leading researchers from SFU, to build the reputation of its existing Innovation Centre, and to enable the transfer of knowledge from SFU to PBC in the area of health informatics.

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