About HGPI Experts

Yusuke Tsugawa

Board Member, Health and Global Policy Institute

Dr. Tsugawa is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Los Angeles California’s (UCLA) Faculty of Medicine (internal medicine) and Graduate School of Public Health (medical policy) and a medical doctor. He holds a PhD from Harvard University. He assumed his current position in 2017 after working at places such as St. Luke’s International Hospital, the World Bank, and Harvard School of Public Health. He has published many articles in academic journals such as JAMA Internal Medicine and BMJ. He has co-authored a book with Professor Makiko Nakamuro entitled “Causal Inference in Economics” (published by DIAMOND, Inc.) which was ranked first in economics by Diamond Weekly. He specializes in health policy and medical economics.