Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD


Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
Director

Associate Professor, Community and Family Medicine
Associate Professor, The Dartmouth Institute
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Program Member, Cancer Control Research Program
Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Faculty Fellow, Center for Program Design and Evaluation

Co-Chair, PAPRN+ Older Adults Working Group

Areas of Expertise & Interest
The promotion of physical activity, healthy eating, & healthy sleep habits
The role of youth extracurricular activities in cancer prevention
Afterschool & community interventions to promote rural health
Obesity & tobacco prevention
Environmental influences on youth cancer risk behaviors
Rural underserved populations
Survey research methods
Quality of life measurement

In the News
Congratulations to Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD for her recent appointment as Director of the HPRCD by Stephen Bartels, MD, MS! Click here to read a Q&A session with Anna where she discusses her work and the HPRCD's role in addressing some of today's pressing public health concerns.

Click here to read a press release on Anna Adachi-Mejia's recent study on barriers to physical activity among women by weight class.

With a generous grant from the Aetna Foundation, Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD, worked in collaboration with Geisel’s Center for Health Equity to use photovoice to gain a better understanding of health within two Native American communities. Click here to read the press release.