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Dr. Norman Anderson
Norman B. Anderson, PhD, is the chief executive officer of APA, a position he has held since 2003. Headquartered on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with nearly 130,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members, along with a staff of more than 550 and a budget of more than $115 million. As CEO, Dr. Anderson oversees both the corporate and professional management of the association.
Dr. Anderson is the former and founding associate director of the National Institutes of Health in charge of behavioral and social sciences research and was the first director of NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. At NIH, he was charged with facilitating behavioral and social sciences research across all of the then-24 NIH institutes and centers. His purview included behavioral and social research in such areas as cancer, heart disease, mental health, diabetes, aging and oral health. His special interest at NIH was on advancing an integrated, transdisciplinary approach to health science, prevention and health care. Dr. Anderson has served on the faculty at both Duke University Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health.