Q&A With Anna Adachi-Mejia, Director of Dartmouth’s Health Promotion Research Center

Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD

Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD

For the past two years, The Dartmouth Institute’s Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD, has helped lead the Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD) as deputy director. Supported by a $3.7 million cooperative agreement from the CDC as part of its charge to ‘build healthier communities,’ the HPRCD’s work includes testing and applying approaches that can improve the nation’s health, particularly in the areas of obesity, tobacco use, and mental health.

Recently, Adachi-Mejia was appointed to Director of HPRCD by Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, the lead Principal Investigator for HPRCD, which is based at The Dartmouth Institute. Below she reflects on her work and HPRCD’s role in addressing some of today’s pressing public health concerns.

Read the full Q&A here…

 

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