Dr. Anthis is a physician at Access Health in Waller County, one of the most medically underserved counties in Texas. She is passionate about caring for people in underserved communities and improving access to healthcare for all. She has served overseas in many countries to provide disaster assistance and healthcare, including Haiti, the Philippines, Egypt, Cambodia, Niger, Kenya, Guatemala and Pakistan. She and her husband, Joel Anthis, M.D. ’93, served in Jos, Nigeria, for three years as medical missionaries. During her time in Nigeria, Dr. Anthis started a clinic for poor women with leprosy, visual impairment and other chronic diseases. She also worked on community health initiatives to increase vaccination rates and to improve care in remote Nigerian villages. After returning from Nigeria, she was medical director of Christ Clinic in Katy, Texas, which serves uninsured patients in West Houston and surrounding areas. Dr. Anthis earned her medical degree and completed her internship at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed residency training in family medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.