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Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa

Dr. Dhanani is the chief of the pediatric intensive care unit at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa and Associate Professor (Pediatrics) at the University of Ottawa. He has been the chief medical officer- donation and medical lead for research for Trillium Gift of Life, Ontario’s organ procurement organization. He is Chair of the newly formed Canadian Donation Physician Network, and is Chair of Canadian Blood Services’ Deceased Donation Advisory Committee. He is director for donation research for the Canadian Donation and Transplant Research Program. He is also leading international research pertaining to practices and standards for determining death after cardiac arrest for the purposes of donation.


  • –present
    Chief, Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario