Milken Inst. School of Public Health
Alexandra Stewart is an associate professor with the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of Trinity College and the George Washington University Law School.
Stewart has worked with a variety of stakeholders, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Vaccine Program Office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, conducting research and providing technical assistance to improve standards for immunization coverage and performance in children and adults.
She has examined the legal environment in the 50 states and the District of Columbia surrounding the use of standing orders for vaccine delivery. Her other research projects have focused on policy and access issues surrounding human papillomavirus vaccine, vaccination of U.S. health care personnel, the U.S. vaccine injury compensation program, vaccines and autism, immunization requirements for school and daycare entry, U.S. vaccine financing, public and private insurance coverage, and the impact of health reform initiatives on vaccine policy and practice. She also has drafted model statutes addressing state private insurance law for immunization coverage, establishment of and data sharing among state immunization information systems, and establishment of perinatal and infant hepatitis B testing and vaccination programs.