Dr. Ken Shonk is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in Medicine in 1970 and received the CCFP in 1978. He has been in family practice in Kitchener Waterloo for 50 years. His interest in humour and laughter began more than thirty years ago in 1988. He has attended 6 international Conferences on Laughter and Play and has delivered almost 1000 presentations on this topic. He is the author of “Laughter from Womb to Tomb”.
His interests include canoeing and he has taken several high Arctic white-water trips. He has been married for 55 years and has 3 adult children and 9 grandchildren