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Order of Canada
Harry Medovy, O.C., M.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.P.C.
Winnipeg, Manitoba [Canada]
Officer of the Order of Canada
Awarded on April 20, 1990; Invested on October 24, 1990
Professor Emeritus of paediatrics at the University of Manitoba, he is an internationally renowned teacher, public health advocate and researcher whose studies have encompassed the realms of foetal medicine, epidemiology and perinatal care. While Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Chief Paediatrician at the Children's Hospital of the University of Manitoba, he enhanced its reputation as a leading centre for paediatric medicine.