Dr Abraham guides teens & parents on today's top health issues
Dr Anisha Abraham, MD, MPH is a board certified pediatrician and adolescent health specialist with 25 years of global experience. Anisha treats and counsels young people with a variety of issues including social media use, drug use and stress. As a recognized educator, Anisha provides training on adolescent health and wellness to faculty, teens and parents. Anisha's clinical and research work combined with her experience with cultures and transition is the basis for her passion and interest in making the lives of global teens better.
Anisha completed her medical degree at Boston University in a 7-year BA/MD program, her pediatric residency at Walter Reed Hospital, a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC and a Masters in Public Health at George Washington University. During her career, Anisha has served in a variety of roles including as Chief of Adolescent Medicine, a Lt Colonel in the US Army, and Medical Director of a school-based clinic. Anisha is currently based in Amsterdam, Netherlands and has been on faculty at the University of Amsterdam, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.
On a personal note, Anisha knows what it’s like to face an ever-changing social landscape. She grew up in the United States as the daughter of South Asian immigrants and has lived with her husband and two kids in Asia, Europe and the US over the last ten years. Anisha understands the challenges of moving from place to place with a family and experiencing different communities. Teens need tools and strategies to handle life's challenges, to be resilient and to thrive in today's fast paced environment. As a physician, educator, and parent, Anisha helps teens to discover their strengths, focus on their wellbeing, and successfully navigate a changing world.