Anna Hejinian, MD, Family Medicine

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Anna Hejinian, MD, Family Medicine
Associate Medical Director
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Primary Service: Medical Staff



BA in Anthropology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 1988
MD, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 1995
Family Medicine Residency, CCRMC, Martinez, CA 1998

Medical Experience

Family Medicine practices in Carmel, CA and Springfield, OR from 1999–2010
Tropical Medicine practice in various locations in East Africa, 1995–1999
University of Oregon Physician, 2014–current

Anthropological Experience

Cultural and physical anthropology research in multiple sites in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, 1986–1999
Research on Ancestral Health and Nutrition, 2010–current


I am fascinated by the intersection of modern medicine and science with ancestral health and paleoanthropology. I think the human body is designed by evolution to thrive if given the appropriate environment. I also adore my husband and my teenaged sons!