Albert Ayson, Jr.
Senior Program Manager, Training and Technical Assistance
Albert joined AAPCHO in June 2018 as the Senior Program Manager, Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) where he oversees the development, coordination, and implementation of AAPCHO’s T/TA activities that strengthen the capacity of community health centers and potential health center-applicants serving AAs and NHPIs.
Albert was a former AAPCHO Program Assistant and research intern. Prior to rejoining AAPCHO, Albert worked for the Health Center Controlled Network at the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS), the oldest statewide Primary Care Association in the U.S. As a CHCANYS Clinical Quality Improvement Project Manager, Albert provided virtual and in-person practice facilitation support to health centers around quality improvement, patient-centered medical home, and other aspects of practice transformation.
In total, Albert has 7+ years of experience with the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) program at the national, state, and local levels. Albert’s professional journey started in 2010 with a public policy and research internship at the National Association of Community Health Centers in Washington, D.C. His knowledge of and experience with FQHCs increased after serving in LifeLong Medical Care’s AmeriCorps—Community HealthCorps program from 2011-2012. By serving at a school-based health center in East Oakland, Albert worked closely with middle school students, teachers, and administrators to address the social determinants of health in and around the campus community.
Albert holds a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Public Health and Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.