LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) was added to the House Committee on Insurance. Hammoud also serves on the House Committees on Health Policy, Tax Policy and Michigan Competitiveness.

“Insurance reform is a vital, and topical, issue for Michigan residents,” Hammoud said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on the committee to make insurance more effective, efficient and affordable.”

Hammoud earned his bachelor’s in science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and his master’s in public health from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. As a national and state health policy expert, Hammoud previously worked as a professional health care adviser for Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plan.