Max Yates is a Policy Research Assistant at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. His work centers around health care transformation, with specific interests in primary care, health equity, Medicaid and value-based care, rural health, and public health. Max brings experience in both quantitative and qualitative research focused on the health workforce and primary care.
Prior to joining Duke-Margolis, Max worked as a college counselor and math teacher at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka, Alaska. He also served as a policy intern with the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). Max received his Master of Philosophy in Population Health with a focus in primary care research from the University of Cambridge and his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Montana State University. Max is a Truman and Marshall Scholar.