Chief Strategy Officer
Immunization Action Coalition
L.J Tan is chief strategy officer for the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), which he joined in January, 2013. Previously, Tan was director of medicine and public health at the American Medical Association (AMA) for 15 years.
Tan also serves as co-chair of the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit which is a joint project with IAC, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO).
Tan recently served on the National Quality Forum’s Adult Immunizations Expert Committee and is currently a member of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance’s Adult Immunization Working Group and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Study Group (EVASG). He is an editor of Journal for Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, BMC Infectious Diseases, and Medscape Infectious Diseases.
He just completed his term as an elected member of the federal National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) and continues to serve on NVAC’s HPV and Vaccine Confidence working groups. Tan has chaired NVAC’s Immunization Infrastructure Working Group and served on its Vaccine Safety Working Group.
Tan was a liaison member of CDC’s Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for 12 years and currently serves on ACIP’s Adult Immunization Working Group. Previously, Tan was a member of the influenza, zoster, and evidence-based working groups of ACIP.