Alexandra A. Bhatti
Director of U.S. Vaccine Policy at Merck & Co. Inc.
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.
Previously, she spent years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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 her CDC work, 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 as a public health scientist performing research and clinical laboratory work.