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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, MD, MPH

Leadership Institute Faculty Lead

Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett provides content expertise in public health leadership, child health, health equity, communicable diseases, and health informatics. He is a former Director of NWCPHP (serving from 2013–2015) and the current Faculty Lead for the Northwest Public Health - Primary Care Leadership Institute.

Tao is a clinical professor in the Department of Health Services and his teaching experience includes both undergraduate and graduate level courses. He currently practices primary care pediatrics at Virginia Mason Sand Point Pediatrics at University Village.

Areas of Expertise: 
  • Planning and advocacy for public health workforce training and development
  • Public health practice
  • Communicable disease epidemiology
  • Health informatics
  • Immigrant and refugee health