Dr. Dhanani is the chief of the pediatric intensive care unit at the Children of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa and a Professor of pediatrics) at the University of Ottawa.

He is now the Chair of the Canadian Donation Physician Network, the Chair of Canadian Blood Services’ national Deceased Donation Advisory Committee, and a steering committee member of Health Canada’s Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative. Dr. Dhanani is also the Associate Director for donation research for the Canadian Donation and Transplant Research Program.

His area of focus is leading international research pertaining to practices and standards for determining death after cardiac arrest for donation.