Gary J. Young 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 affiliated with the Health Services Research and Development Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Before joining Northeastern University, he was chairman of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Boston University and also worked as a healthcare attorney within the federal government and for a national healthcare consulting firm.
Dr. Young’s research generally pertains to managerial, policy, and legal issues associated with the delivery of healthcare services. His published work has appeared in such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine, Academy of Management Journal, California Management Review, Journal of Business Logistics, Health Affairs, and Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. He has received financial support for his research
from government agencies and private foundations including the National Science Foundation, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He has received a number of awards for his research, including the John D Thompson Prize for Young Investigators from the Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration.
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 advises the IRS on policy issues including the agency’s current responsibilities for implementing provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
He received a law degree and PhD in management from the State University of New York where he was a Baldy Fellow in Law and Policy.