Alexandra Bhatti

Faculty Assoc
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

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. She also an immunization program manager within 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.

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

 

 

Courses

Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
MED 417 Impact of Violence on Health
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
MED 417 Impact of Violence on Health
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 432 Legal Issues in Health Care
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 400 Interpreting Scientific Lit
MED 417 Impact of Violence on Health
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCD 332 Health Care Legislation
HCD 432 Legal Issues in Health Care
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
MED 417 Impact of Violence on Health
HCD 432 Legal Issues in Health Care
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCD 432 Legal Issues in Health Care
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
HSC 420 Eval Health Sci Res
HSC 432 Legal Issues in Health Care
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
HSC 332 Health Care Legislation
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
HSC 432 Legal Issues in Health Care