Anil T. Mangla, MPH., Ph.D., of San Antonio is a former associate professor and director of public health for the University of the Incarnate Word, School of Osteopathic Medicine. Mangla served as the former deputy director for the San Antonio Department of Health and a former state epidemiologist for Georgia.

He was appointed by Texas Governor Abbott to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force as one of the 17 experts in Texas on Diabetes related amputations and kidney failure. He is a member of the Texas Public Health Association, American Physician Association, and the Royal Institute of Public Health. Dr. Mangla completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Natal, Nelson Mandela, School of Medicine. He immigrated to the US and completed his graduate studies at University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tech University, an infectious disease fellowship at the University of Minnesota and is a Bush Leadership Fellow.

He currently serves as the epidemiology program management lead for DC- Department of Health. In this role he provides guidance and expertise in infectious disease / epidemiology to the Department of Corrections, OSSE, DCPS, and AISGW. Dr Mangla’s interest are policy development, Social Determinants of Health and vaccine delivery. His South African roots and his Indian heritage motivates his passion in identifying pathways for immigrants to overcome barriers in health and higher education.