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Wilbert Joseph Keon, O.C., M.D., F.R.C.S.(C).

Ottawa, Ontario [Canada]

Officer of the Order of Canada

Awarded on December 17, 1984; Invested on April 10, 1985

His skills as a cardiac surgeon, teacher and medical administrator have resulted in the establishment of the University of Ottawa-Ottawa Civic Hospital Heart Institute, a world-class facility of which he is director and head of a renowned team of surgeons.