Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD

Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD
Center Director and Principal Investigator


Associate Professor, Community and Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute
and Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Co-Director, MPH and MS Capstone Course Series
Community Engagement Core Leader, Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program
Program Member, Cancer Control Research Program, Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Faculty Fellow, Center for Program Design and Evaluation at Dartmouth (CPDE)

Chair, Prevention Research Center Steering Committee
Co-Chair, PAPRN+ Older Adults Working Group

Areas of Expertise & Interest

  • Community-engaged research

  • Survey research methods

  • Healthy living in healthy environments

  • Cancer prevention: smoking prevention, activity promotion, healthy eating

  • Influence of activity (sleep, sedentary, physical, media/screen time) on health

  • Built environment influences on health

In the News

  • Dr. Adachi-Mejia has been selected as a 2019 Dartmouth Public Voices Fellow. The Fellowship, an initiative launched in partnership with The OpEd Project, is dedicated to increasing the impact of the nation's top scholars. 

  • Dr. Adachi-Mejia received a grant from the Endowment for Health to apply the technique of photovoice to engage the perspectives of communities of color and of language minorities regarding the experience of aging in New Hampshire. Click here to read the press release.