Anna Simon is a physician, infectious disease specialist and scientist. Until 1 May 2021, she worked at the Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
She previously worked for two brief periods with Doctors without Borders (MSF) in an Ebola epidemic, in 2014 in Sierra Leone and 2019 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2021, she went to the Democratic Republic of Congo again with MSF.
She has published several books, including a historical novel and a true account of working in an Ebola hospital of Doctors without Borders (MSF) during the epidemic in Sierra Leone in 2014.
Anna has recorded dozens of audiobooks for Librivox and Legamus, in Dutch as well as in English, that are available for free. Link to the page with free English language audiobooks.
She also has a passion for history, and her activities include volunteering for the Stevenstoren in Nijmegen, as well as two 16th century towers in the Kronenburgerpark in Nijmegen. She was a board member of the Nijmegen department of GroenLinks (2017-2021).