Dr. Anderson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine. Dr. Anderson received her doctoral degree from the University of Washington, and her Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At UCSD, she is a member of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention Center of Excellence, as well as the Health Behavior Change in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations Center of Excellence. She is also Fellow of the American Heart Association, and is a member of the leadership committee of the American Heart Association’s councils on Epidemiology and Nutrition Physical Activity and Metabolism. At CHEAR, Dr. Anderson provides expertise in nutrition measurement, the development of interventions and the impact of interventions on nutritional outcomes.