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Order of Canada

John C. Callaghan, O.C., A.O.E., M.D., F.R.C.S.(C)

Full Name Honour Received Residence
John C. Callaghan, O.C., A.O.E., M.D., F.R.C.S.(C) O.C. Edmonton
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada December 23, 1985 April 9, 1986
Currently Chief of the Cardiovascular Surgery Division of the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, he is in the forefront of his profession. A skilled surgeon who pioneered open-heart surgery in Alberta, he is also a researcher with many medical innovations to his credit, including co-development of the electrical cardiac stimulator, forerunner of the present type of universally- used pacemaker.
Deceased on April 6, 2004.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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