Daniel Opoku is a NET patient and dedicated volunteer with CNETS Canada who has had a tremendous impact on the NET community. Daniel has never turned down an opportunity to share his skills and knowledge with an open, caring and supportive approach.
One of Daniel’s most outstanding characteristics is his friendly, considerate and generous nature, which allows him to excel in role as Montreal Support Group Leader. Daniel saw the need for a NET Support Group in Montreal and became one of the founding members of the group, which now meets bi-monthly, where Daniel and others have taken on the role of Support Group Leaders.
Daniel has organized and moderated patient education sessions/webinars such as the PRRT session with Dr. Francois-Alexandre Buteau and Zebra Chat featuring Sonya Carrie – a NET patient and liver transplant recipient. Daniel also took on several volunteer responsibilities at the recent CNETS Canada Patient & Caregiver conference in Toronto, Ontario.
Daniel is a prolific attendee of meetings and events where he can challenge himself both mentally and physically. Events such as ‘Wings for Life World Run’, ‘Athletes for Cancer’, Epic Experience and First Descents’. These give Daniel
“a boost to thrive not just survive”.
Daniel has unselfishly dedicated a great amount of time and expertise to our community and our cause. He embodies the spirit, passion and dedication of the Maureen Coleman Award. Daniel is an intelligent, talented, caring and generous individual who is an inspiration to all who have the pleasure of knowing him.