Michael Byun, MPA
Michael Byun, MPA, has worked for over 12 years on health disparities, social justice, and immigrant and refugee issues. He focuses on Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and other underserved communities. Byun is the executive director of Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) in Cleveland and is the past president of the Ohio Asian American Health Coalition. Previously, he developed linguistically- and culturally-relevant programs about cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. On the national level, Byun advised the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, leading to the development of the Health Through Action Initiative, which aims to change health policy systems as they relate to Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.