Angela K. Shen, ScD, MPH

shenak@email.chop.edu

Visiting Scientist, Vaccine Education Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Angela K. Shen, ScD, MPH is a Visiting Scientist in the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Managing Principal at Llama Public Health Consulting LLC. She is a vaccine policy expert and health services researcher who, during her 20-year career as a uniformed officer (retired Captain) in the U.S. Public Health Service, held leadership roles in the U.S. government health infrastructure at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, Administration for Children and Families, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health) and the Department of State in the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Dr. Shen has an extensive record of health services research experience, specializing at the intersection of policy and practice in health disparities, access to immunization services, and barriers to innovation. Her current collaborations include work with the World Health Organization, Immunization Action Coalition, and the American Immunization Registry Association.

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