It is with great pleasure that the Hellenic Heritage Foundation recognizes the following Award recipients:




Asimina Arvanitaki (2016 Recipient)

Asimina Arvanitaki (PhD Stanford University, 2008) is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Aristarchus Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute, where she has been a faculty member since 2014. She previously held research positions at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley (2008-11), and the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics at Stanford University (2011-14).

Asimina is a particle physicist who specializes in designing new experiments to test fundamental theories beyond the Standard Model. These experiments rely on the latest developments in metrology, such as atomic clocks, and the optical trapping and cooling of macroscopic objects. She recently pioneered a new experiment that can look for new spin-dependent forces in nature at an unprecedented level of precision. Arvanitaki also works on theoretical challenges raised by experimental results, such as a model of particle physics influenced by string theory called "split SUSY." In 2016, she received an Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Research and Innovation of Ontario.

Asimina is one of the world's most brilliant and adventurous minds in theoretical particle physics. She is proposing creative new ways to explore and understand the building blocks of the universe, and doing so at a vital moment in the history of her field.

Savas Dimopoulos, one of the world's leading particle physicists, described Arvanitaki in The Globe and Mail as, "one of the most brilliant young people I've ever met."

In recognition of her brilliance and potential, Arvanitaki was recently named the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Aristarchus Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute. This $8 million partnership between the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Perimeter Institute will give Arvanitaki the resources and opportunities she needs to push her research in exciting new directions, as well as serve as an inspiration to youth in her native Greece.



She is a frequent and enthusiastic contributor to scientific outreach activities at Perimeter Institute, such as webcasts, forums, and other public events.

As part of her new position as the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Aristarchus Chair, she is committed to inspiring youth in her native Greece to build a brighter future for themselves and their country through scientific education. She is an inspiring speaker with an infectious personality that energizes those around her, whether scientific collaborators from around the world, students and postdoctoral researchers, or the general public.

She hopes her scientific leadership and influence will promote Greek contributions to science and education. She is excited to help establish connections that will enable sharing of expertise and knowledge between institutions in Greece, Canada, and worldwide. She is working to enhance academic ties between Perimeter Institute and Greece, establishing a pipeline for talent and scientific training. She hopes that, with the help of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, to assist with the recruitment of top Greek students to Perimeter’s renowned training programs. And every summer she goes to CERN as a spokesperson and presenter for the Greek high school teachers training program, with support from Perimeter's Educational Outreach team.

She described her relationship to Greece beautifully during her comments when she was publicly announced as the Aristarchus Chair: "All I can say, as someone who comes from a small village in Greece, this is something I never dreamed of.… The only thing I can honestly say is thank you. Thank you for the privilege of making me part of the team that tries to help Greece in such a time of need." .


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Toula ReppasToula Reppas (2016 Recipient)
As a leader and major advocate for high quality physiotherapy and rehab services, Toula is a mentor for Physiotherapists as she is also Clinical Coordinator of Education at University of Toronto for Physiotherapy students. Toula was one of the first Physiotherapist's to introduce Physiotherapy services in Long Term Care and heighten the awareness of providing excellent quality of care and keeping seniors living well longer. Toula employs over 1000 Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and support staff and is considered a market leader in her industry.

Toula is a passionate supporter of early Greek Education at the primary level. Her philanthropic contributions led to the establishment of a Greek Orthodox Day School in Ontario which follows the Ministry of Education Curriculum and provides enriched education teaching English, French and Greek Languages as well as Greek Orthodox religion and values. She has also contributed significant funds in support of the Greek Orthodox Summer Camps. She has served as a member and President of the Board of Directors for the Metamorphosis Greek Orthodox School for over 15 years and has been instrumental in the ongoing success of the school.

As CEO of Achieva Health Toula is a major sponsor and supporter of the Hellenic Homes for the Aged in Toronto. Largely due to her support, the Home has been able to provide excellent care and services for seniors in a nurturing environment that respects, enhances and promotes their dignity, independence and happiness.



Toula is also a supporter of the Hellenic Heritage Foundation. She recently contributed as a Legacy Donor in support of the HHF's newest major project to endow a Hellenic Studies Program at the renowned Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.

Toula has significantly improved the quality of life of seniors through her innovative high quality excellent Physiotherapy and rehab services, as well as providing education to health care workers in LTC on how to provide care in a positive and caring manner while still promoting independence and maximum function. She has made significant philanthropic contributions to the Greek Orthodox Metropolis, the Hellenic Home for the Aged, the Hellenic Hope Center, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation, Hospitals and Long Term Care Homes and numerous other worthy organizations, demonstrating her exceptional leadership as a philanthropist and humanitarian. .


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Teresa Stratas (2016 Recipient)
Teresa Stratas was born on May 26, 1938, in a poor neighborhood of Toronto known as Cabbagetown. She was the third child of Argero and Emmanuel Stratakis, who had both emigrated from Crete in the 1920s, before meeting in Toronto. At the time of Stratas's birth, the family lived in a small flat over a Chinese laundry. She was born at home, on the dining room table.

When Stratas was a young girl, her parents began running a small restaurant just outside Toronto. At one point they bought a piano, and she learned to pick out tunes by ear. She had a very strong voice, and soon was singing in programs at the Greek community center. While attending high school she sang in nightclubs, movie theaters and on the radio. She was about to quit school and try to sing for a living, when she decided to audition for Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music. The head of the school, Dr. Arnold Walter, convinced her to stay in school by promising to give her a scholarship to the Conservatory if she graduated from high school. Soon she began studying with the distinguished soprano Irene Jessner, who became her principal teacher.

Stratas discovered opera as a teenager, and in 1958, at the age of 20, made her professional opera debut as Mimi in a Canadian Opera Company production of La Bohème, at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. The following year she entered the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in New York. She won, and was given a Met contract. Her Met debut on October 28, 1959, was in the small role of Poussette in Massenet's Manon.

Other small roles followed. Two years after her debut, she replaced an ailing Lucine Amara as Liú in a new production of Turandot, starring Birgit Nilsson and Franco Corelli. Critics and audiences took note, and Stratas began getting more important assignments at the Met. She also tried her luck in Europe, and in the next few years sang principal roles frequently in Vienna, Berlin, London, Salzburg and Munich. (She also made an early appearance at the 1961 Athens Festival, in the title role of the world premiere of Peggy Glanville-Hicks's opera, Nausicaa. Her success in Europe helped her land leading roles at the Met, in operas that included Madama Butterfly, Le Nozze di Figaro, Pagliacci and The Queen of Spades. Back in Europe, she starred in films of The Bartered Bride, Der Zarewitsch, Salome and several other operas and operettas.

When James Levine and John Dexter took over the artistic arm of the Met in the 1970s, Stratas's career reached its peak, as she began working in even greater depth. During this time, she starred in new productions of The Bartered Bride, the Met's premiere of Weill's The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, the premiere of Franco Zeffirelli's classic production of La Bohème and the world premiere of Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles. At the Paris Opera she performed the title role in the long-awaited complete version of Berg's Lulu, repeating the assignment in Amsterdam, Brussels and the Met. She appeared in a number of "Live from the Met" telecasts, as well as in celebrated movie versions of La Traviata, Pagliacci and Amahl and the Night Visitors.

She also starred in a Broadway musical — Rags — for which she won a Tony Award nomination. Among her many awards were two Grammy Awards for her recording of Lulu, and another for the soundtrack recording of La Traviata.



Twice during the peak of her career she cancelled all engagements to help those around the world in extreme need: in Calcutta, she worked in Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, with sick children and in the Home for the Dying. A few years later, she volunteered at a hospital in Romania to help tend to orphans with AIDS. As she later said about her work in India, "I think it was one of the wisest things I've ever done it confirms for me that though I may sing at the Metropolitan Opera, I am my father's daughter and he was a shepherd, a barefoot shepherd in Crete. and that we are all one. I'm not singing to make a career anymore. I've sorted things out and will sing fewer performances, but I truly know the reason I'm singing now. It's important to say something positive, even to just one person."

Stratas's singing career came to an abrupt halt in the mid-1990s, after, during what she thought would be routine sinus surgery, most of her vocal resonators were irreversibly removed. Her performances are now part of opera legend.

In a career lasting over 35 years, Teresa Stratas transformed herself into an extraordinary singing actress, able to explore the depth of her roles in ways that are rarely seen in the opera house. A typical Stratas performance was a personal experience that resonated with its audiences for many years to come.

The range of characters to which she brought life was as wide as her talent. Onstage, she could easily alternate between the femme fatale Lulu, the fragile Mimi and the jaded prostitute Jenny, giving each a unique interpretation. Her voice was also unique, carrying its own vocal fingerprint.

Stratas's tremendous success on the stages of the world came with a price. She suffered from extreme stage fright that, along with remnants of childhood tuberculosis, forced her to cancel many performances. Still her dedication to her audiences won out: at the Met alone, she sang 385 performances of 41 roles.

Her dedication to humanity is just as strong. Although others came to hear about her work in India and Romania — and of her financial support for people in need — only her friends know of the countless times she has devoted herself to the health and welfare of others. Throughout her career, she felt uncomfortable about publicizing her performances, much less her private deeds. It is not an exaggeration to say that onstage and off, she has changed the lives of countless people, whether or not they ever witnessed her work as an artist. A unique product of three cultures — Greece, Canada and the United States — Teresa Stratas remains an inspiration for other artists and for the audiences of classic music and great theater. .


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Savvas Chamberlain (2016 Recipient)
Savvas Chamberlain, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, former Chairman & CEO, DALSA Corporation and current CEO of EXEL Research Inc., philanthropist
Dr. Savvas Chamberlain was a professor of Engineering at the University of Waterloo for more than 25 years where he developed new technology and successfully commercialized it in Canada. His research spans from the mid-1960's to the mid-1990's and is published in more than 125 refereed publications. Savvas pioneered new semiconductor device theories and new innovative CCD imaging semiconductor devices, including their associated fabrication processes which earned him 22 patents in semiconductor design and fabrication.

In 1980, Dr. Chamberlain founded DALSA Corporation, a successful semiconductor and electronics company in Waterloo, Ontario. As its CEO, he grew DALSA to $250 million revenue, with more than 1,000 employees world-wide. In 2011 he resigned from the company, however in February 2011, US and Canadian hedge funds forced him to sell the company. Savvas executed a successful sale to Teledyne Technologies International Corp of California, where the buyer agreed to keep the DALSA ongoing operations in Waterloo, Montreal and Bromont, Quebec. The company is presently called TeledyneDALSA and has its Canadian headquarters in Waterloo.

As the current CEO and Chairman of EXEL Research Inc., Dr. Chamberlain is involved in investing in technology companies and helping Canadian start-up technology companies move to a profitable and lasting growth stage.

Over his career, Dr. Chamberlain created more than 1,200 quality jobs in Canada. He has a demonstrated passion for the identification of innovations and their commercialization in the high tech area, and he believes that commercializing these innovations in Canada will lead to the creation of high quality jobs, and creation of wealth benefitting the entire society.

Various organizations recognized Dr. Chamberlain for his achievements, and named him a leader in his field. He is a member of the Order of Canada, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, the Engineering Institute of Canada, and the IEEE. He was awarded the Ontario Premier's Catalyst award for Lifetime Achievement in Innovation, as well as the Automated Imaging Association (AIA) Lifetime Achievement Award. In November 2012 he was inducted in the Waterloo Region Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Honorary Degree recipient of the University of Waterloo, and he holds MSc and PhD degrees from Southampton University.



Savvas actively participates in and contributes to Canadian Institutions for the betterment of Canadian society. Organizations he supports include the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, the Stratford Festival, the Waterloo Region Food Bank, the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, the Perimeter Institute, the KW Community Foundation, the local chapter of Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) and a number of organizations aiding the disadvantaged .

He has created a number of endowments for annual charitable contributions, including an undergraduate scholarship endowment fund and graduate endowment fund at the University of Waterloo in Electrical and Computer Engineering; the Lenia Chamberlain Memorial Graduate Scholarship with CFUW and Wilfrid Laurier University for an annual graduate scholarship in Culture and Religion; and the Savvas and Lenia Chamberlain Endowment fund with the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation for annual charitable donations for the needy in the KW community.

In December 2010, he founded and funded The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation, a charitable organization which provides funding for projects for the disadvantaged, education, health, arts and culture, and the preservation of the environment. Since its establishment, the Foundation has donated significant amounts and pledged several million over the next five years.

He has supported Perimeter Institute for a number of years, first independently, and now in partnership with the Hellenic Heritage Foundation to support the Anaximandros Fellowship at Perimeter Institute for 10 years. .


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Christos Hatzis (2014 Recipient)
With a large number of presentations of his music in Canada, USA, Europe, and elsewhere every year, a continuous stream of commissions by an international list of soloists and ensembles and several recording projects by major and independent labels, Christos Hatzis "is currently enjoying a growing international reputation as one of the most important composers writing today" (CBC Records). He has been hailed as "a contemporary Canadian master (New Yorker) and "one of Canada's brightest lights at the height of his powers" (The Chronicle Herald.) A professor of composition at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, Christos Hatzis is the recipient of several national and international distinctions such as the 2008 Jan V. Matejcek Concert Music Award (SOCAN) given each year to the most performed Canadian composer, the Jean A. Chalmers National Music Award, the Prix Italia Special Prize, the Prix Bohemia Radio, the Jules Léger Prize for chamber music and the New Pioneer Award as well as four Juno Award nominations (2003, 2004, 2006 and 2008) in addition to his 2008 and 2006 Juno Awards in the "Classical Composition of the Year" category. Compact disc recordings of his works are available on Deutsche Grammophon (2013), Naxos (2014), EMI Classics, Sony Classical, Analekta, Centrediscs, CBC Records, Marquis, Cherry Red Records and Consipio, quite a few of them consisting exclusively of his music. Quite a few Hatzis recordings have made it to the "Top of" international lists.

Venues presenting Hatzis' music include The Royal Opera House at Convent Garden, St. Paul's Cathedral, The Barbican Center and the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, UK, The Lincoln Center (Avery Fisher Hall, in a concert shared with Greek troubadour George Dalaras) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Walt Disney Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles, the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Lively Arts Center in Palo Alto, CA, the Megaron halls in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece, The Beijing Central Conservatory of Music and the Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto and festivals like the High Lights Festival in Montreal, the Luminato Festival in Toronto and the Athens Festival in Greece.


Among his major works are: a full length ballet for native singers, orchestra and electronics a commission by the federal Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on the theme of the residential schools (in progress); The Isle is Full of Noises for large orchestra, a commission by l'Orchestre symphonique de Montreal (2013); The Redemption pentalogy (2004 to present) and Lamento for pop singer and orchestra with lyrics by the composer commissioned by CBC for pop diva Sarah Slean and Symphony Nova Scotia (2012). Hatzis chamber works like Old Photographs commissioned by the Gryphon Trio and Coming To, commissioned by renowned violinist Hilary Hahn, have travelled the world extensively and have been released by major record labels. His best known work to date, Constantinople, has been described by the Toronto Star as "a multimedia feast of the imagination...a work unlike any other in the Canadian musical literature...Constantinople defies categories...it is in a class of its own," by the Calgary Herald as "a stunning theatrical triumph" and by the Royal Opera House magazine as "the best music you will ever see."

Hatzis' music is inspired by early Christian spirituality, Pythagorean ideas, his own Byzantine music heritage, world cultures and various non-classical music genres such as jazz, pop and world musics. His compositions are structurally complex while sonically accessible. His strongest inspiration is his own religious faith, and his religious works have been hailed by critics and audiences alike as contemporary masterpieces. Most of Hatzis' writings on music and spirituality and other information about the composer are available at www.hatzis.com.


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Mike Lazaridis (2013 Recipient)
In March 2013, Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin established the Quantum Valley Investment Fund in Waterloo, Canada, to provide financial and intellectual capital for the development and commercialization of quantum physics and quantum computing breakthroughs. The initial size of the fund, which is backed by Messrs. Lazaridis and Fregin, is $100 million.

For more than a decade, Messrs. Lazaridis and Fregin have worked to bring together in Waterloo the best and brightest minds from around the world in physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science and materials science to collaborate on cutting-edge quantum research. The Quantum Valley Investment Fund is designed to provide the financial and intellectual capital needed to transform ideas and early-stage breakthroughs into commercially viable products, technologies and services.

"The technologies that are being developed in Waterloo will shape the 21st Century even more than the digital revolution changed the world in the 20th Century," Mr. Lazaridis said. "And just as the discoveries and innovations at Bell Labs led to the companies that created Silicon Valley, so will the discoveries and innovations at research centers in Waterloo transform the region into an area known as 'The Quantum Valley.'"

Mr. Lazaridis is not alone in his belief that work being undertaken on quantum technologies in Waterloo will have a wide-ranging impact. During the dedication in fall 2012 of the new Quantum-Nano Centre at the University of Waterloo, funded by Michael and Ophelia Lazaridis, Stephen Hawking said, "This institution will advance our understanding of matter and movement, illuminating deep mysteries with the light of scientific discovery." Dr. Hawking is the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, a position first held by Sir Isaac Newton, and regarded as the leading theoretical physicist of our time.

In addition to founding the Quantum-Nano Centre, Mr. Lazaridis established in 2000 the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI), where he serves as Board Chair. PI has been widely recognized as a leading international centre for Physics research, training and
outreach. His efforts have also helped
generate important private and public sector funding in support of the Institute. Mr. Lazaridis also founded The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo. He has donated more than $170 million to Perimeter, and more than $100 million to IQC.

In 1984, Messrs.Lazaridis and Fregin co-founded BlackBerry (formerly Research In Motion). They invented the BlackBerry device, created the smart phone industry, and built Canada's largest global tech business. Mr. Lazaridis served in various positions including Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of RIM from 1984 to 2012. He is currently Board Vice Chair at BlackBerry, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has been named to both the Order of Ontario and Order of Canada. He was awarded Canada's most prestigious innovation prize-the Ernest C. Manning Principal Award-listed on Maclean's Honour Roll as a distinguished Canadian in 2000 after opening Perimeter, named as one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People, and honored as a Globe and Mail Nation-Builder of the Year.

Mr. Lazaridis holds honorary doctoral degree in Engineering from the University of Waterloo (where he formerly served as Chancellor), as well as a doctor of Laws McMaster University, University of Windsor and Université Laval. In addition to his many professional and personal accomplishments, Mr. Lazaridis also won an Academy Award and an Emmy Award for technical achievements in the movie and TV industries for developing a high-speed bar-code reader that greatly increased the speed of editing film.

Mr. Lazaridis is of Hellenic heritage, born in Istanbul. He and his family moved to Canada in 1966, settling in Windsor, Ontario. At age 12, he won a prize at the Windsor Public Library for reading every science book in the library. In 1979, he enrolled at the University of Waterloo to study electrical engineering. During his last year at university, he co-founded RIM.


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Description: Macintosh HD:Users:lindsayhampton:Desktop:clients_2010:HHF:For Lindsay-1:andromache-karakatsanis.jpgThe Honourable Justice Andromache Karakatsanis (2012 Recipient)
Andromache Karakatsanis was born in 1955. She was educated in Toronto and obtained her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Literature from the University of Toronto, Victoria College in 1977. She was granted a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1980. After completing her articles with Mr. B. Clive Bynoe, Q.C., she was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1982. While attending Osgoode Hall Law School, Andromache Karakatsanis was awarded the Harry R. Rose Criminal Law Prize and the Richard Haliburton Greer Prize. She was Law Clerk to the Court of Appeal for Ontario from 1982 to 1983.

As a partner in the law firm of Sotos, Karvanis, Karakatsanis, Andromache Karakatsanis practiced primarily in the areas of criminal and civil litigation, from 1983 to 1987. She also served, as required, as a Law Clerk to Mr. Justice Patrick Hartt, of the High Court of Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario, on two lengthy criminal trials. From 1987 to 1995, she was Vice-Chair, then Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Liquor Licence Board of Ontario. Between 1995 and 1997, she was Assistant Deputy Attorney General and Secretary of the Ontario Native Affairs Secretariat. She received the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators' Medal in 1996 for outstanding service to the administrative justice system of Ontario.

Between 1997 and 2000, she served as Deputy Attorney General responsible for the oversight of court administration and key justice initiatives. She then served as Secretary of the Cabinet and Clerk of the Executive Council from June 2000 to November 2002. As the senior public servant in Ontario, she provided leadership to the Deputy Ministers and the Ontario Public Service.

Madam Justice Karakatsanis was appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice on November 21, 2002. She was appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario on March 26, 2010 and appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada on October 21, 2011.

Madam Justice Karakatsanis was actively involved in administrative justice education and reform issues. She has organized and participated in numerous administrative justice conferences and training programs. She has spoken on issues related to administrative law, alternative dispute resolution, decision writing and the rule of law. From 1992 to 1995, Madam Justice Karakatsanis chaired the Circle of (Ontario Tribunal) Chairs. She volunteered extensively with the YMCA of Greater Toronto from 1990 to 2002 and held a number of executive positions, including serving as Chair of the Board of Directors. She also served as a Board Member of the Public Policy Forum and of the Canadian Policy and Research Network.


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Description: Macintosh HD:Users:lindsayhampton:Desktop:clients_2010:HHF:For Lindsay-1:Oreopoulos.png Dr. Dimitrios Oreopoulos (2012 Recipient)
Dr. Dimitrios Oreopoulos, 1936-2012. During Dr. Oreopoulos's lifetime he held the position of Professor of Medicine at Toronto Western Hospital, and was regarded as an internationally renowned physician-scientist and one of the world's leading pioneers in Peritoneal Dialysis. He had over 300 scientific publications in the field of nephrology and shared his research findings and his medical knowledge at hundreds of medical meetings. He was praised by patients and colleagues for the excellent medical care that he practiced and students and fellows he had taught revere him.

Dr. Oreopoulos received numerous awards throughout his distinguished career including the American Kidney Fund National Torchbearer Award and more recently, as an International Distinguished Medalist in recognition of his work in educating physicians and enhancing the lives of dialysis patients. The Oreopoulos Baxter Scholarship in Nephrology at the University of Toronto was founded to further solidify his contributions to the field of dialysis.

His desire to educate the young, cure the sick, feed the poor, and help the aged is widely recognized amongst both his admirers and colleagues.
In Toronto, he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Hellenic Home for the Aged from 1987 to 1995 and had continued to serve on the Board for the last ten years. He helped to raise $5 million for construction of a 78-bed nursing home. He served on a task force, established by the Ontario government, to overcome the barriers which prevent foreign, qualified individuals from joining their respective professions.

He was a founder and the first vice-president of a multicultural alliance for seniors and aging. This alliance promoted the interests of the elderly of the various ethnic and religious groups in Ontario. He was president of this alliance from 1992- 1994. He served as president of a nonprofit organization which established day-school curricula to promote Greek Orthodox values and the Greek language. He was also a member of the Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto. He also founded and was senior editor of the Scientific journals: Humane Health Care International (originally Humane Medicine) and Geriatric Nephrology and Urology.

Above all else, Dr. Oreopoulos was a Humanitarian whose accomplishments and career have improved the lives of others. His contribution and involvement to our Community are profound and we take great honour in celebrating his life and success./span>

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