Deceased Donation Advisory Committee (DDAC)

DDAC provides expert advice on issues relating to the donation of organs from deceased donors, towards the further advancement of deceased donation in Canada.

Members Organization
Dr. Stephen Beed (Chair) QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dr. Ian Ball Western University, London, Ontario
London Health Science Centre, London, Ontario
Dr. Steven C. Brooks Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario
Dr. Saneef (Sonny) Dhanani Trillium Gift of Life Network, Ottawa, Ontario
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario
Ms. Karen Dryden-Palmer Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses, London, Ontario
Dr. George Isac Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dr. Andreas Kramer Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta  
Dr. Jim Kutsogiannis The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Dr. Jean-François Lizé Transplant Quebec, Montreal, Quebec
Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Dr. Shavaun MacDonald

Victoria General Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia
Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia

Dr. Mary O’Brien Eastern Health, St. John’s, Newfoundland
Dr. Gwynedd Pickett QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dr. Jagadish Rao Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region, Regina, Saskatchewan
Dr. Adrian Robertson Transplant Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dr. Damon Scales Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Michael Sharpe Multi-Organ Transplant Program, London, Ontario
Dr. Sam D. Shemie Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal,  Québec
McGill University, Montréal, Québec