Boon Peng Ng is a health economist and health services researcher, and Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing, Disability, Aging and Technology Cluster Initiative at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Prior to his appointment at UCF, Mr. Ng was a Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he leveraged his knowledge of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data to assess health services usage, economic burden of diseases, and the health and economic impact of health policies and interventions on various populations. His area of research is in chronic disease, particularly diabetes, where he continues to serve as a guest researcher with the CDC Division of Diabetes.