Daniel Young

Daniel Young

Health Policy Fellow

Area(s) of expertise: Medicaid Managed Care quality, Maternal and Child Health, Health Care Facility Accesibility

Daniel Young is a Health Policy Analyst in the National Health Law Program’s North Carolina offices, where he works on research, writing, and policy analysis on Medicaid, managed care quality, maternal and child health, and health equity.

Prior to joining the National Health Law Program, Dan worked for Community Bridges Consulting Group as an analyst assisting with research and social media messaging. Before relocating to North Carolina, Dan was a project manager for the Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research in Ann Arbor, Mich., working on studies pertaining to diabetes, cardiovascular health, and clinical practice improvement.

Dan is also interested in improving access to needed care and necessary services for people with disabilities. During his graduate program, Dan interned at the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, was a peer mentor with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, and served on the University of Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Advisory Council.

Dan received a Master of Public Health in Health Management and Policy and Bachelor of Education, both from the University of Michigan.

A transplant to North Carolina, Dan enjoys going to concerts, sporting events, trivia nights, and getting out on the area’s accessible trails and greenways.

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