Dr. Renda Bouzayen
FRCSC, Medical Director
Dr. Renda Bouzayen was born in New York, USA and has lived in several cities in Europe and West Africa. Due to her experience abroad, she speaks several different languages, including French, German and Arabic and has a special interest in cultural diversity.
Dr. Bouzayen graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Tunis University, Tunisia in 1989. She completed her residency in Gynaecology and Obstetrics at the University of Montreal from 1992 to 1996. After finishing her residency program she completed a two year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility working in the Reproductive Medicine Unit at St. Luc’s Hospital, the University of Montreal, the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal and McGill University.
Dr. Bouzayen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University. Dr. Bouzayen joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, on August 1, 2000. As the Head of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, she is very involved in all aspects of this program. She is one of the team members providing services in assisted reproductive technologies, such as in vitro fertilization. Being fluent in several languages she is often able to bridge any communication barriers that arise, leading to better patient care.
Dr. Bouzayen is also the Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Fellowship Program which has been accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons since 2001. Five physicians have graduated from this program and are now working across Canada as subspecialists in this field.
Dr. Bouzayen’s current research interests include the psychological aspects of infertility, the impact of Ghrelin levels as predictors of infertility, induction of ovulation, in vitro maturation and pharmaco-economics.