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Marjorie E. Dixon
Dr. Marjorie E. Dixon , MD, FRCSC, FACOG

Dr. Dixon is a graduate of McGill University’s school of medicine. Following her initial postgraduate training at the University of Toronto in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Dixon completed her postgraduate training at the University of Vermont with a three-year subspecialty at the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology accredited fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

She joined the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre more than a decade ago, and she continues to be an involved member today. In 2005, she was appointed assistant professor at the University of Toronto, where she actively participates in the education of medical students and residents.

As an advisory board member of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Dixon played an instrumental role in the approval of the 2015 IVF Ontario Funding Program. She is an invited speaker at both national and international conferences in her field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility and she continuously advocates for women’s health.

Since 2010, on the last Thursday of every month, Dr. Dixon has been a regular feature on the CityLine television program, educating Canada on women’s health. Dr. Dixon’s passion for educating women on their reproductive health encouraged her to open Anova Fertility & Reproductive Health in 2016. Anova is a full-service fertility centre exclusively focused on reproductive medicine and women’s health. It is also home to the first next-generation IVF lab in Canada.

Administrative affiliations and activities


Organization Year Affiliation
MOHLTC 2015 – 2016 Member, Grant Advisory Committee
ASRM SIG 2015 Member, Executive Board
CIHR 2009 – 2010 Member, Grant Advisory Committee


Organization Year Affiliation
CPSO 2016

Member, Grant Advisory Committee, Expert Panel with the College of Physicians’

Expert Panel with the College of Physicians and Surgeons on Quality Standards for Fertility Clinics

MOHLTC 2015 - 2016

Reproductive Health Expert, Expert Panel with the ministry on how to implement IVF funding program in the Province of Ontario, Canada

Ministry of Health of Ontario/MCYS 2008 - 2009

Reproductive Health Expert, Expert Panel on Infertility of Ontario/MCYS and Adoption in the Province of Ontario.

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