Dr. David M. Mirvis, Senior Research Fellow

Dr. David M. Mirvis received his MD degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1970, and subsequently trained in internal medicine and cardiology at the National Institutes of Health and at the University of Tennessee.  He joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1975 and was the founder and the Director of the University’s Center for Health Services Research.  In addition, he served as Chief of Cardiology and Chief of Staff of the Memphis VA Medical Center and as an Associate Dean of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.

His other academic positions include appointments as Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard University School of Public Health, and Research Consultant at the Social Science Research Center of Mississippi State University. Dr. Mirvis’ research interests include health care delivery processes, health care quality and health policy, as well as experimental and clinical cardiology.  He has served on numerous national professional committees and has been elected to prestigious professional honor societies.  Dr. Mirvis has published over 200 manuscripts, two texts, and frequent newspaper articles, has received grants and contracts from numerous federal, state and private agencies, and has served on many national professional committees and task groups.