Janice Hixson, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 08/04/2022

Janice Hixson, MD is an enrolled member of the Chickasaw Nation and descendant of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and was appointed Chief Medical Officer at the Oklahoma City Indian clinic in August of 2019.

She has been a long standing employee of Oklahoma City Indian Clinic providing services for pediatrics since 2002.  A champion of the “Reach out and Read” program at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic,  she has led the department strongly with emphasis on increasing education through reading.  Prevention of disease through immunizations, the pediatric department has often been a leader in the community for high rates of immunization completion among tribal or IHS clinics and local pediatric clinics.   Dr. Hixson received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biochemistry from Oklahoma City University and her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Thereafter, she received training in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma residency program. Dr. Hixson is Board Certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Hixson enjoys family time with her husband an six children and six grandchildren.  She finds spending time with reading, planting/gardening, meditation and travel gives her energy to give more to others.  Volunteering in the community through church activities and involvement in community leadership programs takes most of her time.