Wisconsin State Environmental and Occupational Disease Epidemiologist, Retired
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Retired
Dr. Henry A. Anderson received his MD degree in 1972 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was certified in 1977 by the American Board of Preventive Medicine with a subspecialty 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 had held since 1980.
Dr. Anderson currently serves on the USEPA Science Advisory Board, Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee and 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 associate editor of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.