Medical and public health experts make list of new

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
It was near the end of June that Dr. Vivek Goel decided to give up his job as vice-president research at the University of Toronto to make whatever contribution he could as a public health physician.

The founding president and CEO of Public Health Ontario, created after the SARS outbreak in 2003The third wave, our per-capita infection rate surpasse, has since advised the university’s president on COVID-19 and served on the federal immunity task forceThe 33rd President o.

In a year marked by COVID-19There are 1,234,180 confirmed cases in Canada (83,744 active, where public health professionals were front-and-centre, it seems fitting that Goel would be among the 59 additions to the Order of Canada.

Each join one of the nation’s highest honours that since 1967 has added more than 7,000 names.

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