Marcia Anderson

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Dr. Marcia Anderson is Cree-Anishinaabe and grew up in the North End of Winnipeg with roots in Peguis First Nation and Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba. She practices Internal Medicine, and serves as the Vice-Dean, Indigenous Health, Social Justice and Anti-Racism in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Dr. Anderson was the Inaugural Chair of the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education and remains on the Executive Committee. She has made extensive contributions to public health, actively working towards a decolonizing public health practice approach, and has an ongoing role with the Mino Pimatasiwin Sexual Wellness Lodge at Ka Ni Kanichihk.  

In 2019 Dr. Anderson became a Certified Executive Coach through Royal Roads University, and has done additional training in positive psychology in coaching and group and team coaching. She is currently concentrating on group coaching to support social justice and anti-racist change.

Dr. Anderson has won multiple awards, including the 2022 Doctors Manitoba Physician of the Year award, Community Development Award from the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada and the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration.