Margo received her medical education and her family medicine training at McMaster University, Canada and her sports medicine specialty degree in Ottawa, Canada. Margo has worked as a community sports medicine physician in the Health & Performance Centre at the University of Guelph since 1988 where she has focussed her practice on promoting elite athlete care and physical activity promotion in the general population. In addition, Margo has acted as the national team physician for Synchro Canada for 20 years as well as for the National Endurance Training Centre Athletes (middle and long distance track athletes) and the National Triathlon & Wrestling team training centres.
Margo is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Faculty of Family Medicine in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Canada where she teaches sports medicine and is the Director of Student & Resident Affairs.
Margo is a member of the FINA Executive Board and holds the portfolio of Sports Medicine. She is also the Chair of the ASOIF Medical Consultative Group and a member of the IOC Medical Commission Games Group. Margo sits on the TUE committees of the IOC, WADA and CCES as well as the USADA and World Rugby Anti-doping Review Boards. Margo’s areas of research focus on elite athlete health and safety.