Michael Huey, MD, FACHA, is the Interim Chief Executive Officer of the American College Health Association (ACHA). He is the former Assistant Vice President and Executive Director of Emory University Student Health and Counseling Services and Associate Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Huey is a member of the American College Health Association (ACHA) COVID-19 Task Force and was the lead author on recommendations regarding Athletics, Recreation Services, Housing, Dining, and Communications Planning in the recent ACHA Guidelines: Considerations for Reopening Institutions of Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era. He is also a member of the Covid Collaborative, a team of the nation’s leading experts in public health, education, and the economy working to take unified action to end the pandemic.
Dr. Huey is an ACHA Past President and Fellow and the recipient of the 2019 ACHA Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2015-16, he was an Ebola Clinical Consultant with CDC National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) and he deployed with the CDC Sierra Leone Ebola response as an infection prevention specialist in Summer 2015. Dr. Huey has been a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) since 2005 and has performed surveys at over 50 college health services and primary care organizations.
Dr. Huey is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine and did his residency in Family Medicine at the Ventura County Medical Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and has held a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM). He has been a team physician at University of Florida (Division I), California State University, Bakersfield (Division II) and Emory University (Division III), where he was head team physician for over 16 years.