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Alexandra Bhatti

Biography: 

Alexandra Bhatti has been an honors faculty associate at ASU since Fall 2015. Presently Ms. Bhatti is the Director of US Vaccine Policy at Merck & Co. Inc, where she leads US vaccine research and policy development and federal vaccine policy.  Prior she spent years at the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio, as a public health attorney leading vaccination and health insurance policy issues.  During her tenure at CDC, she also worked in the Office of the Director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention supporting the launch of health system transformation initiatives. Prior to CDC she was an immunization program manager within the Arizona Department of Health Services in the Bureau of Epidemiology and Disease Control. She began her career with the Arizona Department of Health Services sas a public health scientist performing research and clinical laboratory work.

Education: 
  • J.D. Arizona Summit Law School
  • M.P.H. Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, with a focus on Mitigation, Intervention, and Community Practice- University of Pittsburgh; inducted into Delta Omega National honorary society for public health
  • Executive Education - Harvard Kennedy School, Implementing Public Policy 
  • Certificate in Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response- University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S. Molecular Biosciences and Biotechology- Arizona State University
Research Interests: 

Research Interests Include the following:

  • Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Diseases as a whole

  • Health System Transformation:

    • Delivery System Reform, Medicare Payment Reform

    • Quality and Preformance Measures
    • Health Plans and the insurance industry in general

    • Quality  performance measures

  • Opioids and PDO

  • Health care professionals and scope of practice and the impact on public health and health care delivery-

  • health care privacy laws – particularly in outbreak scenarios

  • Bioethics/health care ethics

  • Emergency Preparedness & response – Disease prevention, control, and reportable measures/policies

 

 

Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
MED 320Appl Medical/HealthCare Ethics
Spring 2021
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MED 417Impact of Violence on Health
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MED 417Impact of Violence on Health
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 432Legal Issues in Health Care
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 400Interpreting Scientific Lit
MED 417Impact of Violence on Health
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 332Health Care Legislation
HCD 432Legal Issues in Health Care
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MED 417Impact of Violence on Health
HCD 432Legal Issues in Health Care
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 432Legal Issues in Health Care