Caroline Au-Yeung, MPH
Ms. Au-Yeung joined SHADAC in 2009 as a Research Fellow and contributes to SHADAC research projects with an emphasis on qualitative evaluations.
Ms. Au-Yeung was recently 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 co-led the analysis of Minnesota's Accountable Communities for Health, each of which aimed to meet the clinical and social needs of a defined population through person-centered, coordinated care across a range of medical and community providers. Ms. Au-Yeung participates in an evaluation of a federal program involving rural health networks and was part of a SHADAC team that conducted Medicaid eligibility, enrollment and renewal case studies. She also completed a follow-up study assessing remaining risks to Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Mediciad coverage for eligible individuals.
Previously, Ms. Au-Yeung managed the State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE) grant program, a SHADAC-administered Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) effort that supported rigorous research on health reform at the state level from 2008 through 2018.
Ms. Au-Yeung's academic training and experience are in community health promotion with an emphasis on public health policy. She holds a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in English from Macalester College.