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Eugene C. Nelson, DSc

Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

The Dartmouth Institute
Community and Family Medicine

Dartmouth College, AB 1970
Harvard University School of Public Health, DSC 1977
Yale University School of Medicine, MPH 1973

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information

Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover NH 03755

Office: DHMC Lebanon, NH
Phone: 603-650-6788

Professional Interests

Dr. Nelson's research interests involve quality improvement and measurement of system performance, health outcomes, customer satisfaction, and the development of patient-centered healthcare systems.

Selected Publications


  • Nelson EC, Splaine ME, Godfrey MM, Kahn V, Hess AR, Batalden PB, Plume SK. Using Data to Improve Medical Practice by Measuring Processes and Outcomes of Care. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, 26:667-685, December 2000.