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Dr. Vivien Brown, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP, NCMP, is a family physician with a busy practice in Toronto. She is a pioneer and tireless advocate on a national and international scale for women’s health, preventative healthcare, and healthy aging.  She is a noted speaker in Canada, the US and Internationally.

She is a recognized leader in her field as an outstanding family physician and was awarded Family Physician of the Year, 2012 by the Ontario College of Family Physicians.

An engaging and passionate speaker, Dr. Brown was awarded the Media Award by the North American Menopause Society for her tireless efforts to raise awareness about women’s health issues and healthy aging through her numerous speaking engagements and book, A Woman’s Guide to Healthy Aging: 7 Proven Ways to Keep You Vibrant, Happy & Strong.

Her new book, The NEW Woman’s Guide to Healthy Aging, 8 Proven Ways to Keep You Vibrant, Happy & Strong was released on February 16, 2021 and is available on & as well as bookstores.

Dr. Brown is an Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto, in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Dr. Brown received her medical degree at McGill University and has been practicing family medicine in Toronto since 1982. She and her husband have two grown children and four grandchildren.


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