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Michael Zubkoff, Ph.D.

Title(s):
Department Chair
Chair and Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Department(s):
Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

Education:
Columbia University, PHD 1969

Programs:
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
HB 7250
Hanover NH 03755

Office: 35 Centerra Parkway, Suite 300 - Room 30
Phone: 603-653-0872
Fax: 603-653-0860
Email: Michael.Zubkoff@Dartmouth.Edu

Assistant: Merilee A. Perkins
Asst. Phone: 603-653-0872
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.