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Joshua Anbar, DrPH, MPH

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Joshua Anbar, DrPH, MPH

Joshua Anbar, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Key Research Interests

Dr. Anbar’s research interests include a focus on autistic youth and how they transition into adulthood as well as the use of telehealth technologies to improve the diagnostic evaluation process for autism. Currently, Dr. Anbar is coordinating a study to evaluate the use of a telehealth tool to speed up the time to diagnosis for autism. He is also coordinating a study to evaluate the validity of telehealth procedures adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic, the goal of which is to expand telehealth use into regular practice.


  • BA, Political Science – International Politics
    SUNY University at Buffalo

  • CAS, Health Services Management and Policy
    Syracuse University

  • MPH, Public Health Policy and Practice
    SUNY Upstate Medical University & Syracuse University

  • DrPH, Maternal and Child Health
    University of Arizona

Selected Publications

  • Anbar J, Cutshaw C, Haynes P, Barnett M, Glider P, Schalewski L, Pettygrove S. Autism and history of co-morbid mental disorders in a college student population. Under Review. 
  • Anbar, J, Cutshaw, C, Haynes, P, Barnett, M, Glider, P, Pettygrove, S. Use and intention to use mental health services among college students with Autism. 2021 INSAR Annual Meeting, Virtual, May 3 – May 7, 2021. 
  • Anbar J, Pope B, Cutshaw C, Pettygove S. Ethnicity, Providers, and Recognizing Autism in Arizona. 2020 INSAR Annual Meeting, Virtual, June 3, 2020. 
  • Anbar J, Pope B, Cutshaw C, Pettygrove S. Racial and ethnic disparities in patterns of practice and recognition of autism spectrum disorder. 2018 American Public Health Association Conference, San Diego, CA, November 13, 2018. 
  • Anbar RD, Anbar JS, Hashim, MA. (2015). Use of an After-Visit Summary to Augment Mental Health of Children and Adolescents. Clinical Pediatrics 54(10) 1009-1011.