Michael Yonas

VP, Public Health, Research and Learning
The Pittsburgh Foundation
Michael Yonas

Michael Yonas, DrPH, MPH, serves as vice president of public health, research and learning for The Pittsburgh Foundation where he is responsible for developing and managing the Foundation's research, prevention and intervention initiatives. Michael uses participatory approaches to address social determinants of health influencing persistent racial disparities in community, juvenile justice, housing/eviction and chronic diseases. Michael manages internal and external evaluation activities, the public health and medical research grantmaking portfolios. Michael earned his master’s and doctorate degrees of public health from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and his Bachelor’s of Arts in Fine Arts from Dickinson College.