Gwendolyn Andrews Nacos

Member of the Board of Directors, elected by the population, McGill University Health Centre

Gwendolyn Andrews Nacos is currently president of Natural Furs International, one of Canada’s largest and oldest manufacturers of designer and high quality furs, and a philanthropic leader devoted primarily to assuring that Montrealer cancer patients and their families benefit from the clinical, psycho-social, practical and financial support they need. Ms. Nacos first started volunteering in oncology at the RVH, then became a member of the hospital’s Patients’ Committee and eventually its chair. Ms. Nacos moved on to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the RVH and that of the Cedars Cancer Institute. In 1988, she founded Cedars CanSupport. Ms. Nacos served on the first integrated MUHC Board of Directors and on numerous committees before being elected into her current position.

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