Alexandra Bhatti

Faculty Assoc
DTPHX Campus


Alexandra Bhatti has been an honors faculty associate at ASU since Fall 2015. She is currently contracted as a Public Health Attorney with the Public Health Law Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention located in Atlanta, Georgia. There, she is the portfolio lead for vaccination law and health insurance. The PHLP works to improve the health of the public by developing law-related tools and providing legal technical assistance to public health practitioners and policy makers in state, tribal, local, and territorial jurisdictions.

Prior to this, she was within the Office of the Associate Director of Policy, Office of Health System Transformation which sits in the Office of the Director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assisting with the launch of a new initiave (6|18) that aims to improve health care and health care costs. She was previously the Immunization Assessment Manager at the Arizona Department of Health Services in the Bureau of Epidemiology and Disease Control. She was with the Department of Health Services since 2012 where she began as a public health scientist performing research and clinical laboratory work.


  • 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
  • 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 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
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HSC 420Eval Health Sci Res
HSC 432Legal Issues in Health Care
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HSC 332Health Care Legislation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HSC 432Legal Issues in Health Care
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HSC 320Appl Medical/Healthcare Ethics
HSC 332Health Care Legislation