Dr. Vivien Brown is a family physician, award winning author, and the Vice President for Medical Affairs, Medisys Health Group Inc., a national business dedicated to preventative health care. Educated at McGill University, she currently is appointed to the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, holding the rank of Assistant Professor. An award winner for teaching on many levels, her major interests are in the area of health promotion and prevention for women, and continuing medical education. She is particularly focused in the area of Adult Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Illness.
In 2009, Vivien won the prestigious Enid Johnson McLeod Award from the Federation of Medical Women of Canada for teaching in women’s health. In 2018 she was awarded the FMWC May Cohen Award for her leadership in founding and leading HPV Prevention Week. In 2012, the College of Family Physicians of Ontario has named Dr Brown “Physician of the Year for the Region of Toronto." Representing Family Medicine in Canada, she has been on the board of the Canadian Immunization Conference and currently is on the Board of “Immunize Canada,” an educational component of Public Health Canada. She has lectured locally, nationally and internationally on preventative medicine and implementation issues around vaccination.