Lilly Kan

Senior Director, Infectious Disease & Informatics
Lilly Kan is the Senior Director for Infectious Disease and Informatics and oversees the following four programs within the infectious disease and informatics portfolio: (1) HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis; (2) emerging infectious diseases; (3) immunization; and (4) informatics. Lilly guides and advises on projects within these programs that aim to improve local health departments’ capacities, practices, and services. In addition, Lilly co-leads NACCHO’s responses to large-scale events of public health significance (e.g., Ebola, Zika) and planning for the Public Health Informatics Conference. Lilly joined the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in September 2007 and served as a program analyst, senior program analyst, director, and acting senior director before assuming her current role in February 2016. Prior to joining NACCHO, Lilly served as a project coordinator in disease prevention and control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a research fellow within the National Institute for Deafness and Other Communication Disorders at the National Institutes of Health. Lilly received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Macalester College and master’s degree in public health with a concentration in infectious diseases and certificate in vaccine science and policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.