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Order of Canada

Ronald R. Tasker, O.C., M.D., F.R.C.S.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Ronald R. Tasker, O.C., M.D., F.R.C.S.C. O.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada June 29, 2005 November 18, 2005
Professor emeritus at the University of Toronto, Ronald Tasker is a world renowned neurosurgeon as well as a caring physician, teacher and mentor. His meticulous study of the human brain's deepest centres has broadened our understanding and improved the quality of life for people living with Parkinson's disease and other forms of tremors, involuntary movements and chronic pain resulting from cancer and other diseases. Involved in the community, he has served with environmental organizations such as the Ontario Federation of Naturalists and has written handbooks cataloguing the various species of plant life, butterflies and birds that are popular guides for nature enthusiasts.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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