Dr. Yung received his M.B. Ch.B. from the University of Liverpool in 1986 and completed a residency in internal medicine at Sinai Hospital in Detroit. He joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 1994, and rose through the ranks to professor in 2009. Dr. Yung is chief of the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Director of the Institute of Gerontology, and Director of the Geriatrics Center. He is also the Associate Director of Research at the VA Ann Arbor Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center.
Dr. Yung has published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles, and he is the editor of the textbook Geriatric Rheumatology: A Comprehensive Approach and New Geriatrics. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the American College of Rheumatology SeniorRheumatology Scholars Award, and the American Federation for Aging Research Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar Award.
“I am thrilled and honored that a Professorship in my name has been awarded to Ray Yung, an internationally recognized leader in Geriatric Medicine and product of our own training program, who succeeded me as Division Chief and Geriatrics Center Director.” – Dr. Jeffrey Halter
Congratulations, Dr. Yung!