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Immunization Action Coalition
L.J Tan, MS, PhD

L.J Tan, MS, PhD

Chief Strategy Officer

Prior to joining the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), Dr. Tan was the director of medicine and public health at the American Medical Association (AMA) a position he held since 2008. From 1997 to 2008, he was the AMA's director of infectious disease, immunology, and molecular medicine.
Dr. Tan is a voting member of the Department of Health and Human Services' National Vaccine Advisory Committee, where he served on the adult immunization, vaccine safety, and healthcare worker immunization working groups, and is currently chair of the immunization infrastructure working group. He also served for more than ten years as the AMA's liaison to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, where he currently serves on the influenza, pneumococcal, zoster, and adult immunization working groups.
He co-founded and currently co-chairs the National Adult Immunization Summit and the National Influenza Vaccine Summit. He serves or has served on the steering committees of the 317 Coalition, the National Network for Immunization Information, and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable and on the IAC scientific advisory board. In 2007, he founded the National Immunization Congress and organized its 2007 and 2010 meetings.
A skilled and sought-after speaker, Dr. Tan has been invited to address international, national, and state immunization audiences on issues ranging from vaccine financing to risk management in vaccine safety to emerging infectious diseases. He serves or has served on a host of expert and technical advisory panels, including panels for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Joint Commission, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, he is the author or coauthor of many peer-reviewed articles and abstracts. During his tenure at the AMA, he wrote numerous scientific reports to guide the association's policies on a diverse range of public health topics.
Dr. Tan has received several awards for his advocacy work and most recently was awarded the American Pharmacists Association's national Friend of Pharmacy Award. As a part-time faculty member at the Institute for Science Education and Science Communication, Columbia College, Chicago, he received the 2000 Excellence in Teaching Award.
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