Dr Anderson, a graduate of the School of Medicine, Class of 1930, was born in Sacramento October 20, 1902. He also received
his AB from the University, as well as an MS. He held appointments as assistant in pharmacology in the medical school, instructor
1931-34, and assistant clinical professor, 1934-37. From 1940-43 Dr. Anderson was professor of pharmacology at Peiping Union
Medical College, and he held the same title at UCSF from 1944, as well as chair of that department, until he stepped down
in 1955. He served as Dean of the Medical Faculty at the American University of Beirut 1950-51, and was a member of various
field expeditions to Panama (1931), Brazil (1934), Costa Rica (1947), Colombia(1954), and South Africa (1957).