ABOUT THE EXPERT

Tina Q. Tan,

MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, is a professor of pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She is also a pediatric infectious diseases attending, medical director of the International Patient Services Program, codirector of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic, and director of the International Adoptee Program at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.

Dr Tan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders. She also is a member of the IDSA Education Committee and the chairperson of the IDSA Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion & Equity. She serves as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Global Immunization Advocacy Project Advisory Committee and is a technical advisor for the AAP/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Immunization Advocacy Project, the AAP Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Workgroup – Education Subcommittee. She is also a liaison to the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Pertussis Vaccines Work Group and to the Illinois Chapter of the AAP OB/GYN Immunizations and Pregnancy Outreach Committee. She is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics Global Health Task Force Dissemination and Advocacy Work Group and the US Food and Drug Administration Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. Dr Tan is also a member of the CDC Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Infectious Diseases, and cochair of the Acute Flaccid Myelitis Task Force and Vaccine Confidence Task Force. Finally, she is the cochairperson and US representative to the International Steering Committee of the Global Pertussis Initiative. 

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