Ms. Au-Yeung is part of the SHADAC team conducting the state-level evaluation of Minnesota's Accountable Health Model, a delivery system reform effort supported through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation's State Innovations Model (SIM) initiative. In this capacity, Ms. Au-Yeung is co-leading the analysis of Minnesota's Accountable Communities for Health, each of which aims to meet the clinical and social needs of a defined population through person-centered, coordinated care across a range of providers.
Ms. Au-Yeung also directs the SHARE grant program and manages the SHADAC Communications Team, in both cases translating, disseminating, and promoting complex research findings in a way that is accessible to a wide audience of stakeholders, including researchers, policymakers, and the media.
Ms. Au-Yeung's academic training and experience are in community health promotion with an emphasis on public health policy. Prior to joining SHADAC, Ms. Au-Yeung performed qualitative data analysis for tobacco policy research at the Public Health Law Center at William Mitchell College of Law and conducted data collection at the Center for Health Statistics at the Minnesota Department of Health.
Ms. Au-Yeung holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in English from Macalester College.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.