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Ellen Meefong Yung-Fatah

Ellen Meefong Yung-Fatah, American nurse consultant. Member task force on minority access to hospice care National Hospice Organization, l987-88, member national committee on minority access to hospice care, l989—. Member American Public Health Association, Johns Hopkins University Alumni Society, Organization of Chinese Americans, National Association of Female Executives.

Background

Yung-Fatah, Ellen Meefong was born on January 15, 1953 in Hong Kong. Daughter of James Yorkshing and Kwaifun (Chan) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, State University of New York, 1980. Master in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1983.

Career

Assistant educator health, Chinatown Health Clinic, New York City, 1978-1980;clinical nurse, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, 1980-1981;clinical nurse, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1981-1983;consultant nurse, District of Columbia Department Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, 1983-1991;chief outpatient services branch, District of Columbia Department Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, since 1991;instructor, Catholic U. American Graduate School Nursing, Washington, 1988-1990. Public health nurse Baltimore City Health Department, 1981. Member task force, steering committee for health care regulations District of Columbia, Washington, since 1984.

Advisor District of Columbia Health Planning & Development Agency, Washington, since 1985. Resource person Senate Special Committee Aging, House Select Committee Aging, American Association Retired Persons, others. Member professional advising committee Home Health Agency Study Georgetown University, 1985-1986.

Member National Task Force for Hemodialysis User Education, since 1984.

Membership

Member task force on minority access to hospice care National Hospice Organization, l987-88, member national committee on minority access to hospice care, l989—. Member American Public Health Association, Johns Hopkins University Alumni Society, Organization of Chinese Americans, National Association of Female Executives.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening.

Connections

Married Ali Ahmed Fatah, June 4, 1983.