Dr. Anna Matthews is employed with the Cayman Islands Heath Services Authority as a general practitioner for the General Practice Unit. She obtained her MSc in family medicine, and master's in public health from the Univer¬sity of the West Indies, and her MBBS from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, UWI. She did her B.Sc. Physiology (Honors), at University of Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Matthews has served on several steering committees including the Cayman Islands planning and preparation committee for the H1N1 pandemic (2009). In addition to being the Chairperson of the first Chronic Diseases Risk Factor Survey held in the Cayman Island as outlined by PAHO/WHO in 2011-2012. Dr. Matthews has also served as Coordinator of the Diabetes Public Education Course “Take Control Manage your Diabetes”.
Dr. Matthew’s is presently an Adjunct Lecturer (by distance learning) and Clinical Facilitator for two students doing the Diploma and Doctor of Medicine (DM) programmes residing in the Cayman Islands. She is a lecturer and researcher and has contributed several publications.
Dr. Matthews’s areas of specialization are Family Medicine, Public Health, Primary Health Care with special interest in Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases, Medical Education Research and Emergency Medicine Training. She is a member of various medical associations in Jamaica and here in the Cayman Islands.