Faculty Profile

Natasha Bagdasarian

Natasha Bagdasarian, MD, MPH, FIDSA

  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Epidemiology
  • Chief Medical Executive
  • Chief Medical Executive, State of Michigan, Department of Health and Human Services

    Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian has been the Chief Medical Executive for the State of Michigan since 2021. In this role she provides overall medical guidance for the State of Michigan as a cabinet member of the Governor. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

    • MD, Wayne State University
    • MPH, University of Michigan

    Research Interests:
    Dr. Bagdasarian has worked in Michigan and internationally (Singapore, Bangladesh, for the World Health Organization), and has 50+ publications on topics in infectious diseases and public health.

    Research Projects:
    From 2020-2021 Dr. Bagdasarian served the State of Michigan as Senior Public Health Physician.

    Since 2020 she has served as a technical advisor for the World Health Organization (WHO), on outbreak preparedness and COVID-19.