A physician leader, healthcare executive, entrepreneur, speaker, and advocate for health equity, Dr. Charles Anderson has served in a wide variety of roles over the past 25 years in the Boston area. He currently leads the Dimock Center in Roxbury, Massachusetts, as its president and CEO. Dimock is the most comprehensive, integrated community health, substance use disorder, emergency shelter, and early education and care program on one campus in the country. Dr. Anderson also serves on the Massachusetts Racial Inequities in Maternal Health Commission, the Opioid Recovery and Remediation Fund Advisory Council, and the Attorney General’s Advisory Council on Racial Justice and Equity.
Dr. Anderson has been recognized for his work in health and human services by the Boston Business Journal (Champions in Health Care) and local organizations such as the Urban College of Boston, where he received an honorary degree and delivered the commencement speech in 2022.
After completing his M.B.A. at the Boston University Questrom School of Business in 1999, Dr. Anderson became a manager in the healthcare consulting practice at Deloitte. He later served as vice president, corporate and business development, for the Caritas Christi Healthcare System (now Steward Health Care), and founded private equity firm Exaltare Capital Partners to lead investments in health and wellness.
His extensive background and experience across the industry have made Dr. Anderson a regular speaker on the intersection between healthcare, wellness, technology, and the investment community. In classrooms, at conferences, and in the media, he shares his unique perspectives from his career journey which began as a freshman at Princeton University at the age of 15.
Dr. Anderson is currently on the board of the Cambridge College, where he chairs the Finance Committee, the Board of Trustees for the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Board of Overseers, where he serves on the Patient Care Assessment and Quality Committee.
Dr. Anderson received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, an M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, an M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and an M.B.A. from the Boston University Questrom School of Business.