Xiaoyan Huang is a practicing invasive cardiologist and healthcare executive who lives in Portland, Oregon. Born and raised in China, she was fortunate enough to receive financial aid that allowed her to attend Yale, and she feels eternally grateful to the university for its generosity. She attributes much of her professional success to her outstanding undergraduate education, superb professors and gifted fellow students.
As a volunteer alum, Huang has served as an alumni interviewer and in various roles at the Yale Alumni Association of Oregon & Southwest Washington, including board members, chair of its community service committee, and now president. She has traveled to China and Nicaragua with the Yale Alumni Service Corps, has participated in the “YaleGale@Yale” program of the Yale Global Alumni Leadership Exchange, and has helped organize events for the Yale Day of Service and other volunteer alumni activities. In 2015, she produced a very successful YAA-Redpath Conference on health policy for Yale alumni and the community in Portland, Oregon.
Huang has been a member of the YAA Board of Governors since 2015, and she serves as chair of its Volunteer Leadership Committee.