Patricia (“Patsy”) Yang, DrPH, is Senior Vice President for Correctional Health Services, a division that provides medical, mental health, and dental health services to individuals in the NYC jail system. Dr. Yang previously served as Director of Health Policy in the Office of the NYC Mayor, and as Executive Deputy Commissioner of Health and Chief Operating Officer for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She also served as First Deputy Commissioner of Health and Acting Commissioner of Health for Westchester County, New York. Earlier service with NYC Health + Hospitals included Associate Executive Director at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan.
Dr. Yang holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, and a Master and Doctor of Public Health with Distinction from Columbia University.