Dr. Anders is an Associate Professor in the Department of Respiratory and Surgical Technologies in the College of Health Related Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a licensed respiratory therapist. Dr. Anders is an accomplished educator and a sought-after speaker. He has trained a large number of health care providers in the treatment of tobacco use and dependence. Dr. Anders served as the Treasurer for the international association, Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD), is a member of the ATTUD Board of Directors, and serves as an ATTUD Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program Accreditation Commissioner. Dr. Anders’ interests are chronic disease management, addressing health care disparities, and the interdisciplinary adoption, implementation, and maintenance of evidence-based treatments for tobacco use and dependence in a wide variety of clinical settings.