Anne Arnold

Senior Director, Education & Training at Smile Train


Anne joined Smile Train in 2021 and serves as the inaugural Senior Director of Education & Training. In this role, she leads the development and rollout of global education and training (E&T) programs, including leveraging technology and strategy to build partnerships, expand E&T offerings, grow Smile Train’s leadership, and help close gaps and address barriers to cleft care.

With more than 20 years of experience teaching and training, Anne has lived and worked in Italy, Latvia, Sweden, Indonesia, and India. Previously, she served as Director of Educational Programs at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). Her experience and research examine preparing clinicians for expert practice, with attention to the importance of dynamic teaming and communications to create equitable and successful health outcomes.

She holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) and a Master of Science in Education (MSEd) from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA from Michigan State University, and a BA from the University of Michigan.


  • Senior Director, Education & Training

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