Deceased Donation Advisory Committee (DDAC)

The Deceased Donation Advisory Committee (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. Saneef (Sonny) Dhanani, Chair

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario

Medical Lead, Research, Trillium Gift of Life Network

Vice Chair  
Ms. Amber Appleby

Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation, Canadian Blood Services

Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. George Isac Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dr. Sean Keenan

Fraser Health Authority - Royal Columbian Hospital

BC Transplant, New Westminster, British Columbia

Dr. Shauvaun MacDonald

Victoria General Hospital & Royal Jubilee Hospital

Diamond Health Care Centre, Victoria, British Columbia

Dr. Andreas Kramer Alberta Health Services, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta  
Dr. Dennis Djogovic Alberta Health Services, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
Dr. Joann Kawchuk Saskatoon Health Region - St. Paul's Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Dr. Adrian Robertson Transplant Manitoba - Gift of Life, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dr. Ian Ball Western University, London, Ontario
London Health Science Centre, London, Ontario
Dr. Andrew Healey

St. Joseph's Health Care, Hamilton, Ontario

Trillium Gift of Life Network

Ms. Karen Dryden-Palmer UHN-The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Damon Scales UHN-Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Ms. Lindsay Wilson Deceased Donation, Canadian Blood Services, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Steven C. Brooks Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario
Dr. Sam D. Shemie Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal,  Québec
McGill University, Montréal, Québec
Dr. Matthew John Weiss

CHU de Quebec - Centre Mère-Enfant Soleil, Quebec City, Quebec

Transplant Quebec

Dr. Robert Adams South East Regional Health Authority - The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, New Brunswick
Dr. Stephen Beed Nova Scotia Health Authority, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dr. Jennifer Hancock Nova Scotial Health Authority, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Mr. Jim Mohr Deceased Donation, Canadian Blood Services, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dr. Gwynedd Pickett Nova Scotial Health Authority, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dr. Mary O’Brien Eastern Health, St. John’s, Newfoundland