E. Anne Peterson, MD, MPH
Public Health Program Director



 
 

 

 
Bio

Dr. Peterson earned her MD degree for the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, and her MPH and Preventive Medicine residency from Emory University in Atlanta GA. She is a board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Peterson has an extensive background in both US and International Public Health and medical practice, and has become a decisive voice in global policy agendas. She is a research professor at George Washington University.

From 2000 to 2005, Dr. Peterson was Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Global Health in the U.S. Agency for International Development. She helped guide U.S. governmentís international health policies, including PEPFAR (the Presidentís Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief), served as .U. S. representative on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM).

Dr. Peterson served for three years as the Health Commissioner for the State of Virginia. She has served as a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization in Haiti and Brazil. She lived for almost six (6) years in sub-Sharan Africa (Kenya and Zimbadwe). She has also been involved in US-based research in chronic disease prevention.

Dr. Peterson is the Program Director for the Public Health of the Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences beginning April 1, 2011.

Dr. Peterson CV

                                                                                                                                                                     
 
Courses
 
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF HEALTH INTERVENTIONS
  • INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
  • PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • HEALTH POLICY
  • GLOBAL HEALTH
  • HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

 

  • Courses that could teach:

    MPH- Fundamentals Of Public Health, Disaster Epidemiology, Public Health English, Psychosocial Aspects Of Public Health, Introduction To Health Care Administration, Bioethics And Public Health Law, Communication And Informatics in Public Health, Scientific Writing, Qualitative Methods, Public Health Case Studies in PH, Health Disparities, Survey Design, Health Promotion And Disease Prevention, Program Planning And Evaluation In Public Health, Injury Epidemiology, Nutritional Epidemiology, Food Safety, Management Of Health Care Organization, Behavioral Aspects Of Health Disorders, Nutrition And Public Health, Violence, Injury And Public Health, Law And Health, Epidemiology Of Infectious Diseases, Bioterrorism And Public Health, Field Methods

 

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