- Co-Principal Investigator of the Adverse
- Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study
- Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Anda earned his MD from Chicago’s Rush Medical College in 1979, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. After earning an MS in Epidemiology from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in 1984, he served for 2 years as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
At the CDC, Dr. Anda has served as an Epidemiologist in the Nutrition Division, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Branch, the Cardiovascular Health Studies Branch, and on the Task Force on Genetics in Public Health. From 1992 to 1994, he was the Chief of Epidemiology and the Surveillance Section in Cardiovascular Health. Since 1993, Dr. Anda has been a Co‐Principal Investigator of the ACE Study. He has authored and coauthored numerous publications on the health and social implications of adverse childhood experiences.