Canadian Medical Association

Toronto; Queen's University, 1974; internal medicine, cardiology; associate professor, University of Toronto. Died Sept. 3, 2017, aged 68. Survived by his wife Sharon, 3 children and 3 grandchildren. "Michael had been a cardiologist at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto since 1980, and at the time of his death had been serving as the hospital's medical director for the Heart and Vascular Program, as well as director of medical informatics and director of nuclear cardiology. He established one of the first nuclear cardiology labs in Canada and expanded the knowledge of this technique to the clinical and research communities across the country. Michael published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and spoke nationally and internationally concerning the application of nuclear cardiology techniques in clinical practice. He was also a founding member of both the Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology."