Dr. Marcia Anderson

Marcia Anderson

Dr. Marcia Anderson is Cree-Anishinaabe and grew up in the North end of Winnipeg. Her family roots go to Peguis First Nation and Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba.

She practices both Internal Medicine and Public Health as a Medical Officer of Health with Indigenous Services Canada - Manitoba Region. She is the Vice-Dean of Indigenous Health and the Executive Director of Indigenous Academic Affairs in the Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. She serves as the Chair of the Indigenous Health Network of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada. Dr. Anderson is a Past President of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada and Past Chair of the Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Congress.

In 2011 she was awarded National Aboriginal Achievement Award in recognition of her contributions to Indigenous peoples health. In 2018 the Women’s Executive Network named her one of the 100 most powerful women in Canada.

Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Anderson has served First Nations communities as one of the leads of the Manitoba First Nation Pandemic Response and Coordination Team.

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