Member of the Order of Canada
- Awarded on: May 9, 2019
- Invested on: September 04, 2019
Chaim M. Roifman, C.M.
Chaim Roifman has had a significant impact on the quality of life of children with complex health care needs. As a renowned specialist in pediatric primary immunodeficiency (PI), he has been a foundational figure at the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto for four decades. His research has resulted in improved treatments and therapies for children living with the condition. He has also helped strengthen and expand the national PI community as the founder of Immunodeficiency Canada, which supports patients, education and research.