Dr. Brett Finlay appointed as Officer of the Order of Canada

Dr. Brett Finlay was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006.  The Order of Canada recognizes “a lifetime of outstanding achievement and merit of a high degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large.” Dr. Finlay is highly respected for his body of work on the E. coli and Salmonella bacteria as well as the SARS virus. He has succeeded in developing practical solutions and productive partnerships to respond to public health threats. His innovative research, paired with his remarkable analytical and communication skills, has played a significant role in shaping Canada’s evolving health policy.