Erica Pan

State Epidemiologist, California Department of Public Health

Dr. Pan was sworn in as the Deputy Director of the Center for Infectious Diseases and State Epidemiologist for CDPH on July 13, 2020. From August 2020 through Dec 2020, she served as the Acting California State Health Officer. During her time at CDPH she has provided leadership during COVID-19, Mpox, Ebola planning and more. She also co-chaired the California COVID-19 Community Vaccine Advisory Committee, chaired the Mpox Scientific Advisory Committee and was grateful to directly hear input from the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup for COVID-19 vaccines.

Prior to joining CDPH, Dr. Pan served as the Alameda County Health Officer, the Director of the Division of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, and Deputy Health Officer at the Alameda County Public Health Department. During her local health department experience in Alameda County & San Francisco, she co-chaired the Association of Bay Area Health Officials Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee and responded to the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, Zika, Ebola, and measles outbreaks among other infectious disease emergencies.