- The Ohio State University, PhD
- Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, JD
- Brigham Young University, BA in Philosophy
David Muhlestein, PhD is the Director of Research at Leavitt Partners where he oversees the firm’s quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the changing health care landscape. Dr. Muhlestein has extensively studied the growth of accountable care organizations with the Center for Accountable Care Intelligence and leads the firm’s study of geographic variation in health care markets.
Dr. Muhlestein’s previous research has focused on applying a legal and legislative lens to quantify the effects of health policies during implementation. He is also a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio and served as a legal intern for The Ohio State University Medical Center Legal Office and the Ohio House of Representatives.
Dr. Muhlestein earned his PhD in Health Services Management and Policy as well as a JD, MHA and MS from The Ohio State University and a BA from Brigham Young University.