HealthChoicesFirst.com Announces Appointment of Dr. Vivien Brown to Medical Board
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 14, 2013 (VANCOUVER) Dr. Vivien Brown has joined the Medical Board of HealthChoicesFirst.com, a directory and community of 300 leading health and wellness providers sharing healthy living solutions through a comprehensive online library of videos.
Dr. Brown is a family physician in Toronto and is the Vice President for Medical Affairs, Medisys Health Group Inc., a national business dedicated to preventative health care and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.
“As a family physician Dr. Brown will be able to provide us with a wide breadth of video content,” says Jackson Sayers, CEO, HealthChoicesFirst.com. “She is also very focused on health promotion and prevention for women, including the very important topic of contraception options.”
Dr. Brown is a certified Menopause Practitioner and has served as Consumer Education Chair for the North American Menopause Society. She is the Toronto Branch President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, linking female physicians, students and residents throughout the country. She has received a number of awards, most recently “Physician of the Year for the Region of Toronto” from the College of Family Physicians of Ontario in November 2012.
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.
“Adult immunization and vaccine-preventable illness is a hotly-debated topic in medicine,” says Sayers. “You can find something about it every day in the media. We’re looking forward to providing consumers with expert, easy-to-access educational content to help them take control of their health. Dr. Brown will be a great addition to the HealthChoicesFirst.com team as we develop and shoot new videos and pursue future opportunities.”
HealthChoicesFirst.com is a national health and wellness directory that connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location, and features over 1,500 solution-based videos and articles. With resources on topics such as diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, HealthChoicesFirst.com is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America. HealthChoicesFirst is backed by a number of qualified and experienced partners, and continues to expand its medical and corporate governance boards across the country.
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