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David Muhlestein

Chief Research Officer

Leavitt Partners


David Muhlestein, PhD, JD, is Chief Research Officer at Leavitt Partners. He directs the study of accountable care organizations through the LP Center for Accountable Care Intelligence and leads the firm’s quantitative evaluation of health care markets. He is an expert in using policy analysis, predictive modeling, and applied analytics to understand the evolving health care landscape.

David also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of The
Dartmouth Institute (TDI) at the Geisel School of Medicine at
Dartmouth College and is a visiting fellow at the Accountable
Care Learning Collaborative. In both of these roles he conducts research to translate learnings of high- performing organizations for the benefit of the broader health care system.

David earned his doctorate in health services management and policy, JD, MHA, and MS from The Ohio State University, and a BA from Brigham Young University.