Todd  Anderson

Dr. Todd Anderson, MD


Acting Associate Dean

Cumming School of Medicine


Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Cardiac Sciences


Libin Cardiovascular Institute

Contact information

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Office: +1 (403) 220-2587



MD, University of Calgary,


Dr. Todd Anderson is the Dean of the Cumming School of Medicine and a Professor of Cardiac Sciences at the University of Calgary. He assumed the role of Dean on July 1, 2022. He served as Vice-Dean of the Cumming School of Medicine from September 2019 to June 2022. He was the Head of the Department of Cardiac Sciences and Director of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta from July 1, 2010 to July 31, 2019.  Dr. Anderson was awarded his medical degree from the University of Calgary in 1985 and then undertook residency training in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology in Calgary. He pursued further research training in coronary physiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School and then returned to Calgary. He has been on staff since 1995. His current research interests include the treatment of dyslipidemia and generation of lipid guidelines, the evaluation of appropriateness in clinical care delivery and the assessment of vascular function in health and disease particularly in women with microvascular angina.


Areas of Research

Atherosclerosis, Endothelial dysfunction


  • award, 2012
  • award, 2009
  • Gold Star Teaching Excellence, 2005
  • Featured in Calgary Alumi Magazine, 2004
  • Teaching Excellence, 2004