Canadian Medical Association

Toronto; Dalhousie University, 1951; nuclear medicine. Died Jan. 20, 2020, aged 90. Survived by his wife Ruth, 2 children and 5 grandchildren. “He practised and did research in endocrinology and metabolism for over 20 years before retraining in nuclear medicine. In 1970 he and the family moved to Toronto, where he became the founding chief of medicine and nuclear medicine at the Etobicoke General Hospital and led a very successful lab for over 30 years. In 2010, the lab was renamed in his honour as the Dr. Douglas Wilansky Nuclear Medicine Service.”

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