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Michael Zubkoff, PhD

Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations:
Associate Dean, and Director. MD-MBA Program at Dartmouth
Professor of Health Economics and Management, Tuck School of Business
Faculty Director, Health Care Initiatives, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

Columbia University, PHD 1969

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
HB 7250
Hanover NH 03755

Office: 46 Centerra Parkway, Suite 201-Room 249
Phone: 603-653-3463
Fax: 603-653-3491
Email: Michael.Zubkoff@Dartmouth.Edu

Assistant: Merilee A. Perkins
Asst. Phone: 603-653-3463
Asst. Email: Merilee.A.Perkins@Dartmouth.Edu

Professional Interests:

Dr. Zubkoff's current research includes studies aimed at (1) measuring variations in the process, outcomes, and costs of medical care for chronic disease patients treated in different systems of care and by different medical specialties (National Study of Medical Outcomes-MOS); (2) evaluating the cost-effectiveness of continuous treatment teams versus traditional care for the drug and alcohol-abusing mentally ill; and (3) using functional status measures in developing geriatric initiatives.

Courses Taught:

Health, Society and the Physican - a required 4th year medical school course
Medical Care and the Corporation - a 2nd year elective offering at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Selected Publications:


  • Clark RE, Teague GB, Ricketts SK, Bush PW, Xie H, McGuire TG, Drake RE, McHugo GJ, Keller AM, Zubkoff M. Cost-effectiveness of assertive community treatment versus standard case management for persons with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Health Services Research Dec. 1998;33.5,1285-1308.

  • Nelson EC, McHorney CA, Manning WG, Rogers WH, Zubkoff M, Greenfield S, Ware JE, Tarlov AR. A longitudinal study of hospitalization rates for patients with chronic disease: Results from the Medical Outcomes Study. Health Services Research, Feb 1998;32.6,759-774.

  • Greenfield S, Nelson EC, Zubkoff M, Manning W, Rogers W, Kravitz RL, Keller A, Tarlov AR, Ware JE, Jr. Variations in resource utilization among medical specialties and systems of care: Results from the medical outcomes study. JAMA, March 25, 1992; 267:12, 1624-30.