Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Tina Q Tan, MD

Tina Q Tan, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Tan is Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, and a Pediatric Infectious Diseases attending; Medical Director of the International Patient Services Program (IPS); co-Director of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic; and Director of the International Adoptee Clinic at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Tan received her medical degree ...[Read full text]
Dr. Tan is Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, and a Pediatric Infectious Diseases attending; Medical Director of the International Patient Services Program (IPS); co-Director of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic; and Director of the International Adoptee Clinic at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Tan received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her residency, chief residency, and pediatric infectious diseases fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Dr. Tan is the Chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Infectious Diseases (SOID) and a member of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID – Redbook Committee). She also serves as a member of the: AAP Global Immunization Advocacy Project Advisory Committee and is a Technical Advisor for the AAP/CDC Global Immunization Advocacy Project, the AAP Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Workgroup – Education Subcommittee, AAP Expert Pertussis Cocooning Advisory Committee, and is a liaison to the CDC ACIP Pertussis Working 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. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Dr. Tan also serves on the Immunization Advisory Committee for the State of Illinois Department of Public Health and a member of the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

She serves on the editorial boards of: the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (Official Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society - PIDS), and Internal Medicine Reviews.

She is the Co-Chairperson and US Representative to the International Steering Committee of the Global Pertussis Initiative; a member and consultant to the Steering Committee of the Latin America Without Pertussis Initiative (PAHEF, SLIPE); a member of the Board of Directors of the World Association of Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders (WAidid), and a member of the US National Pertussis Task Force (AAP and Every Child by Two). She also is a member of the vaccine advisory boards of Merck, Sanofi Pasteur, GSK and Pfizer/Wyeth.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

Pneumococcal infections, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections (MRSA), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) disease and vaccine, Travel Immunizations, International Adoption, Antibiotic Resistance, Vaccine preventable diseases, Vaccine education for healthcare providers, general infectious diseases

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Louisiana State University (1988)
  • Residency: Baylor Health Care System, Pediatrics (1991)
  • Fellowship: Baylor Health Care System, Infectious Disease (1994)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-4080

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 20
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611