Sheela Basrur

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Birthday
17, 1956
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 2, 2008 (51)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1956
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 2, 2008 (51)

About

Physician for community health and epidemiology who was appointed Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health and Assistant Deputy Minister of Public Health in 2004.

Before Fame

She was an assistant professor at the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto and became the first Medical Officer of Health for Toronto in 1998.

Trivia

She was widely praised for her work during the SARS outbreak in 2003.

Family Life

She had one daughter, Simone, who was born in 1992.

Associated With

She was awarded the Order of Ontario for her service and achievements in 2008, the same year as the iconic Barbara Ann Scott.