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Yuen appointed to Central Health board

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by Nora Ankrum

On Thursday, City Council appointed the newest member, psychologist Richard K. Yuen, to the Central Health Board of Managers. Central Health works with a network of organizations to increase health care access for low-income residents of Travis County. Council appoints four of the volunteer board’s nine members, and the Travis County Commissioners Court appoints another four as well. One member is appointed jointly by Council and the Commissioners Court. According to an announcement from the city Central Health, Yuen has over 15 years of experience providing mental health care. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Austin Community College and a member of the city’s Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission. He will serve a four-year term on the Central Health board, beginning in January.

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