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Christina Atkinson, MD CCFP CAC (SEM)

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Christina Atkinson has been part of the CSCA since 2012.  In 2007, she received her Diploma in Sport Medicine from CASEM and in 2017, she earned her certificate in Added Competency in Sport and Exercise Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Her areas of special interest include concussion, promoting exercise as medicine, and working with a medical team to optimize the physical and mental health of athletes.

Dr. Atkinson has worked with sport teams and organizations such as Hockey Canada National Women’s team, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL), Canoe Kayak Canada National Team, National Sailing Team, and several Canada Games.

In her spare time, Dr. Atkinson can be found hiking, biking, kayaking, and watching sports.