Thursday, August 18, 2022

Dr. David Waltner-Toews honoured

Dr. David Waltner-Toews, an esteemed epidemiologist at the University of Guelph, has been honoured by being made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

He is also an author of books that explain pandemics arising from diseases that pass from animals to humans, of poetry and fiction. 

They range from Eat the Beetles, which was Canada’s nomination to the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, to The Origin of Feces to Fear of Landin, judged on of the 10 best mysteries in 2008.

He is a veterinarian and a retired professor at Ontario Veterinary College.