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November 29, 2006

Dr. Clifford Dacso, John S. Dunn Sr. Research Chair in General Internal Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, and Distinguished Research Professor, College of Technology, University of Houston, 12-1-06


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Clifford C. Dacso, MD, MPH, MBA, is the John S. Dunn Sr. Research Chair in General Internal Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, and Distinguished Research Professor, College of Technology, University of Houston. He is also Director of the Abramson Family Center for the Future of Health, a joint program between The Methodist Hospital Research Institute and the University of Houston College of Technology.

Dr. Dacso holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, a Doctor of Medicine degree, residency and infectious diseases fellowship from Baylor College of Medicine, a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Texas and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Past positions include Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine. He has received several awards for teaching excellence, including membership in Baylor’s Academy of Distinguished Educators.

Dr. Dacso has written a number of scholarly articles, is co-author of the Managed Care Answer Book (five editions) and the Risk Contracting and Capitation Answer Book, and is the creator of Now That You Have Cancer, a video designed to empower cancer patients and their families. Dr. Dacso is board certified in internal medicine, infectious diseases and geriatric medicine.

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