Dr. Theodore Tsai
Head of Immunization Science and Policy within the Global Medical Office of Takeda Vaccines
Dr. Theodore Tsai serves as Head of Immunization Science and Policy within the Global Medical Office of Takeda Vaccines. Dr. Tsai received an MD from the University of Pennsylvania, an MPH degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and trained in Paediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He served in the Epidemic Intelligence Service officer at the US Centers for Disease Control and, as a Commissioned US Public Health Service Officer, was assigned to the Viral Special Pathogens Branch in Atlanta, Georgia and, in the Division of Vectorborne Viral Diseases, Ft Collins, Colorado, where he studied viral hemorrhagic fevers and arboviruses. After retiring from the USPHS, he joined industry and helped develop vaccines for influenza and other respiratory viruses, and against other viruses and bacteria. Dr. Tsai was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society and as a fellow to the Infectious Diseases Society of America and to the American Academy of Microbiology.