Carl F. Anderson, M.D.By Mayo Clinic staff
Dr. Carl Anderson brings years of medical editing experience at Mayo Clinic to his role in helping guide health information editorial development.
He's an emeritus member of the Mayo Clinic staff. The Winterset, Iowa, native joined the Mayo Clinic staff in 1967 and is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He practiced clinical nephrology and internal medicine, with a special interest in kidney failure, renal transplantation, nutrition and medical publishing.
"The Web gives consumers vast health-related information to use both in planning healthy lifestyles and in answering specific medical questions," he says. "Reliability and applicability remain the Achilles' heel of website health information. I believe I can help with both reliability and applicability, for I have extensive clinical experience with questions and problems in internal medicine, nephrology and nutrition."
Dr. Anderson was in charge of Mayo's Nutrition Clinic, is an emeritus professor of medicine at College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, was an editor for Mayo Clinic Proceedings and was head of the Scientific Publications.