Canadian Medical Association

Peterborough, Ont.; University of Toronto, 1963; former medical officer, Canadian Forces; general practice. Died Feb. 24, 2019, aged 87. Survived by 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. “He went to medical school with the help of an endowment provided by the Canadian Armed Forces, and upon graduation he continued his military career. He saw service in Gimli, Man., Summerside, PEI, completed a 1-year program in public health at the University of Toronto, served as senior medical officer at Trenton, Ont., was posted to San Antonio, Texas, for a course in aerospace medicine, and had 2 postings at the Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine in Toronto, where he was appointed director of aerospace medical training. Dr. Macdougall was also selected to represent the surgeon general of the Canadian Forces for a 3-year period as the medical liaison officer, with an office in the Canadian Embassy and the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Upon retiring from the military due to advancing age (55 years) Dr. Macdougall continued to work in the field of occupational medicine with a variety of employers that included the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Ontario Hydro.”

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