40 Under 40 Public Health Catalyst Awards: Alden Lai

Alden Lai

Alden Lai, PhD, MPH, is Assistant Professor of Public Health Policy and Management at the NYU School of Global Public Health. He is an award-winning researcher who studies (1) health workforce wellbeing and (2) population wellbeing at the global level. His research has shown what organizations and managers can do to improve health care workers’ job quality and work environments, especially historically underserved “low-wage workers” who are playing crucial roles in the delivery of primary care.