Robert A. Hahn is an anthropologist and epidemiologist who worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 1986 until June 2020. He received a B.A. in anthropology at Cornell University, a Ph.D. in anthropology at Harvard University, and a master of public health at the University of Washington. For the last 20 years, Hahn was a coordinating scientist for the Guide to Community Preventive Services in which he led systematic reviews on interventions to prevent juvenile violence, to prevent excessive alcohol consumption, and to promote health equity. From 1998–1999, he worked as a Capitol Hill fellow in the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and in the office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. Hahn is the author of Sickness and Healing: An Anthropological Perspective and over 250 journal articles. He is also a co-editor of Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society (with Marcia Inborn).