Dr. Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D.
Dr. Benjamin O. Anderson is Professor of Surgery and Global Health Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle where his clinical practice is devoted to caring for patients with breast health issues and cancers. He holds joint faculty positions in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Division of Public Health Sciences and the Univ of Washington Department of Global Health and directs the Breast Health Clinic at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. From 2005-2007, Dr. Anderson served as President of the American Society of Breast Disease.
Dr. Anderson created and chairs the Breast Health Global Initiative, which developed and studies implementation of resource-sensitive, culturally appropriate guidelines for breast cancer early detection, diagnosis and treatment in low- and middle-income countries. Honoring his commitment to women’s health throughout the world, Dr. Anderson was awarded the 2011 Partners in Progress Award by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.