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Michael Zubkoff, PhD

Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Director, MD-MBA Program at Dartmouth
Associate Dean, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Faculty Director, Tuck Center for Health Care, 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

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Dept of Community & Famiy Medicine
HB 7250
Hanover NH 03755

Office: 206 Woodbury Hall, Tuck School of Busine
Phone: 603-653-3463; 603-646-274
Email: Michael.Zubkoff@Dartmouth.Edu

Assistant: Merilee A. Perkins
Asst. Phone: 603-653-3497
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.