Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research
Professor of Strategic Management and Healthcare Systems
137 Richards Hall
Boston, MA 02115
Gary Young JD, PhD, is director of the Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research as well as professor of strategic management and healthcare systems, Northeastern University. He is also affiliated with the Health Services Research and Development Service of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Before joining Northeastern University, he was chairman of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health. He has also worked as a health care attorney and analyst within the federal government and for a national health care consulting firm. His expertise includes measurement and evaluation of health care outcomes, application of business analytics and intelligence to health care delivery, and the design of financial incentive programs to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. His published work has appeared in such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine; Journal of the American Medical Association; Health Affairs; Medical Care; Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law; and Academy of Management Journal. In 1998, he received from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) the John D. Thompson Prize in Health Services Research. In 2012, he was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury to the Internal Revenue Service’s Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities, one of several congressionally mandated committees that advise the IRS on policy and procedural issues. He received a law degree and a PhD degree in management from the State University of New York.