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Anderson Henry A.

E-mail: henry.anderson@wisc.edu

Dr. Anderson received his M.D. degree in 1972 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was certified in 1977 by the American Board of Preventive Medicine with a sub-specialty in occupational and environmental medicine and in 1983 became a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology. He holds adjunct professorships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Population Health Sciences, and the University of Wisconsin Institute for Environmental Studies, Center for Human Studies. In November 2016 he retired from his positions as Wisconsin State Environmental and Occupational Disease Epidemiologist, and Chief Medical Officer in the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Department of Health Services which he held since 1980. Dr. Anderson currently serves on the USEPA Science Advisory Board, Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee. He was chair of the Environmental Health Committee of the USEPA Science Advisory Board, served on the USEPA SAB Executive Committee and is past Chair of the Board of Scientific Councilors for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. He has served on five National Academies of Science Committees and is currently on the NAS Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine. He serves on the Presidential Advisory Board on Radiation Worker Compensation. Dr. Anderson is a fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is a member and past president of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), and a member of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Environmental Health Policy Committee. He is associate editor of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. His 46 years of public health practice and scientific research began with an article about his 1971 experiences in Afghanistan during his 3rd year of medical school. Since then he has contributed over 275 peer reviewed articles to help advance public health broadly and specifically occupational and environmental medicine.

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