Nancy Anderson, MD


  • B.A., Anthropology, Barnard College, 1977
  • M.D., Columbia University, 1980
  • M. Public Health, Health Services, University of Washington, 1988

Past Experience

She worked in Mozambique for five years, at the Washington State Medicaid Administration for 12 years, has carried out research translated to maternal infant health here and in Africa, and taught public health and other classes at Evergreen State College for 8 years.

Classes Currently Taught at Bastyr

  • Maternal Child Health Systems
  • Professional Focus B: Utilizing Health Data
  • Professional Focus C: Programs & Models for MCH
  • Research Design, Evaluation & Application 1 & 2
  • Professional Focus D: Integrating Culture & Justice

Interests and Expertise

Community and international health; the intersections between social connection, maternal child health, health equity, and global health/development issues.


English (native); 3/5 in Portuguese; 2/5 fluency in French and Spanish


The elimination of health inequity should be first on all of our lists. When so many are not healthy, our entire society suffers.



Nancy Anderson, MD
Nancy Anderson MD
Nancy Anderson, MD is an core faculty member in the Department of Midwifery and Director of the Maternal-Child health Systems program.