Edward Anselm, MD

Advisor, Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society

Dr. Anselm obtained his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences–The Chicago Medical School in 1982 and completed an internal medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. He has served as Chief Medical Officer at several health plans including Emblem, Fidelis, and Health Republic, and he has long one of the nation’s foremost proponents for greater emphasis on smoking cessation in managed care.

Dr. Anselm teaches at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where the courses he developed on smoking cessation strategies became part of the required curriculum for all third-year medical students.