Bio

Dr. Yanfang Su holds an ScD in Global Health and Population from Harvard University.  Yanfang’s expertise is primarily in designing and evaluating health systems from a political economy perspective.  since 2015, she has been consulting for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve global primary health care systems. She focuses on health system challenges in Nigeria, Ghana, China, and India.  Yanfang previously worked at Tsinghua University (2007-2008) and at the Hong Kong Policy and Research Institute (2005-2006).  Yanfang serves on the Board at Primary Source based in Boston, MA. She is the Founder and Board President of the East West Alliance for Education and Health (EWA) based in Seattle, WA.  She led a team to deliver free health education advice via cell phone to 6,000 women in rural China, and evaluated the impact on maternal and child health.  Her team also worked on a road safety project in Tanzania.