World renowned film director, Deepa Mehta, lung transplant innovator, Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, and celebrated actor and tenor, Michael Burgess, are among 25 extraordinary Ontarians appointed to the Order of Ontario.
Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, a thoracic surgeon and world leader in lung transplantation. Based in Toronto, Dr. Keshavjee’s advances in organ preservation and repair have significantly increased the number of donor lungs used to save lives with lung transplantation.
The appointees to Ontario’s highest honour were chosen for their contributions to the arts, law, science, medicine, history, politics, philanthropy and the environment.
The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will invested the appointees at a ceremony on Wednesday, February 6, at Queen’s Park.
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