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Public Health Commission Co-Chair

John Anderson, MD

Dr. Anderson is a board certified emergency medicine physician at Renown in Reno where he has practiced since 2014, and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He has a BA from the University of Montana, completed his MD at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and completed an Emergency Medicine residency and chief residency at Denver Health Medical Center. He has been president and board member of the Nevada Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and currently serves on the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee for both ACEP and the Wilderness Medical Society.

Outside of the hospital he provides medical direction for a variety of organizations and events, including the Broken Arrow Skyrace in Lake Tahoe and Run the Alps, as well as teaching wilderness medicine for Tahoe Wilderness Medicine. He is married with four teenage children and enjoys most things outdoors with his family from trail running, climbing, skiing, fishing and river trips.

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