University of Toronto

Office of the
President

Michael Dan – Honorary Degree Ceremony

June 21, 2018

Dr. Michael Dan received the degree Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. As a physician, researcher and entrepreneur, he has committed his career to the issues of health, homelessness, human rights and the advancement of Indigenous communities in Canada and beyond. He as a long record of philanthropic generosity, and in 2014, he and his wife, Amira Dan, made a major gift in support of the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health at U of T’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

To read the U of T News profile, please visit:

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/philanthropist-and-social-entrepreneur-dr-michael-dan-receives-honorary-degree

To watch the Convocation Address, please visit:

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/watch-u-t-honorary-degree-recipient-michael-dan-deliver-his-convocation-address