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Henry A. Anderson MD

Henry A. Anderson, MD, received his MD degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1972. He is certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine with a sub-specialty in occupational and environmental medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology.

Since 1980, Dr. Anderson has been Chief Medical Officer and State Environmental and Occupational Disease Epidemiologist with the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services and an adjunct professor of Population Health Sciences at the UWSMPH.

He has studied human exposure had health outcomes associated with mercury and PCBs for 30 years and led the 1993 effort that developed the Great Lakes Basin-wide uniform PCB sport fish advisory protocol and the 2006 Mercury protocol appendix to the Great Lakes Uniform Advisory Protocol.

Current research interests include: disease surveillance, risk assessment, childhood asthma, lead poisoning, health hazards of Great Lakes sport fish consumption, arsenic in drinking water, bioterrorism, asbestos disease, vermiculite exposure, occupational fatalities and occupational injuries to youth.

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Picture from Characteristics Associated with PBDE Serum Levels in a Cohort of Frequent and Infrequent Consumers of Sport-Caught Fish video
November 19 2007

Picture from Methyl Mercury Exposure - Public Health Impact video
October 11 2007