Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, Ph.D.
Leader, Community Engagement Core,
Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program
Director, Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth
Faculty Fellow, Center for Program Design and Evaluation at Dartmouth Associate Professor, Geisel School of Medicine
One Medical Center Drive, HB 7925
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Lebanon, NH 03756
Areas of Expertise: team management, scientific writing and editing, grant writing and editing, teaching, group meeting facilitation, running focus groups, training teams on survey administration (including in-person and telephone interviews), and training teams on how to conduct photovoice projects in community settings
Background: Ph.D., The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice; M.S., The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice; A.B., Dartmouth College
Experience: Dr. Adachi-Mejia's research interests focus on promoting healthy behaviors through understanding how community and environment interact to provide barriers to or support for healthy choices. She has multiple community-engaged leadership roles at Dartmouth, including leading Dartmouth's Prevention Research Center (PRC), known as the Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD), as well as being the Leader of the SRP Community Engagement Core. Her leadership includes collaborations with partners in academic, community, and non-profit organizations across the country. Dr. Adachi-Mejia teaches at The Dartmouth Institute as the Co-Director of the Capstone course and she is a supporting faculty member of the Survey Research Methods course for graduate students. She also facilitates virtual and in-person Think Tanks on selected topics to bridge connections across scientists and community members.