Professor Selected to Serve on AcademyHealth Education Council

Y. Tony Yang

The AcademyHealth Education Council Executive Committee selected Y. Tony Yang, ScD, LLM, MPH, a professor of health policy at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, to serve on the Education Council.

“AcademyHealth has been advancing health services research by acting as an objective broker of information, bringing together stakeholders to address the current and future needs of an evolving health system and to inform health policy and practice and translate evidence into action,” Yang said. “I am honored to be selected to serve on the society’s Education Council.”

Yang’s contributions will include developing strategies and programs for professional development in health services research, assessing the field’s current and future needs, and selecting topics and faculty for career development sessions at the society’s Annual Research Meeting.