Friday, November 09, 2007

Book signing in Waterloo, Ont.
Monday, November 12th, 6:30PM

On Monday, November 12th, Dr. Thomas Todd will be signing his book, BREATHLESS, A Transplant Surgeon's Journal*, at a book signing sponsored by the Lung Association and Assante Wealth Management. Time and location follow.

Monday, November 12, 2007 6:30PM
Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery
25 Caroline Street North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 2Y5
RSVP 519-725-9467

This book is a tribute to the world’s first successful lung transplants. Dr. Todd assisted in the first successful lung transplant in the world in November of 1983. Dr. Todd was 38 and the youngest member of a dream team of surgeons at Toronto General Hospital that included Dr. Griff Pearson, Dr. Joel Cooper, Dr. Mel Goldberg, Dr. Alec Patterson and Dr. Bob Ginsberg. These were the innovators who established the legacy of thoracic surgery and lung transplantation that has earned Toronto General Hospital a reputation as one of the world's leading transplant and research centers. BREATHLESS, A Transplant Surgeon's Journal is an invaluable book for anyone interested in the history of lung transplantation.

I can highly recommend Dr. Thomas’ book for your personal reading or as a great gift at a very reasonable price. Purchase at the book signing or order from your bookstore or direct from the publisher (see below).

*Breathless A Transplant Surgeon’s Journal (ISBN#978-1-897113-54-7), by Dr. Thomas R.J. Todd, is published by General Store Publishing House, Renfrew, Ontario, and retails for $19.95. Contact Ann Forgie: Tel: 1-800-465-6072 Fax: (613) 432-7184.

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