Thom Walsh, PhD

Thom Walsh, PhD
Visiting Associate Professor of Community Medicine
College of Health Sciences
Community Medicine
Website Oxley Health Sciences Facility

Education

PhD – Dartmouth College

Bio

Dr. Walsh is a Visiting Associate Professor of Community Medicine at the Oxley College of Health Sciences at the University of Tulsa and an Adjunct Professor at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. He is the author of Navigating to Value in Healthcare. Thom is also the founder and the Chief Strategy Officer of Cardinal Point Healthcare Solutions and a co-founder of Connected Healthcare Solutions. He earned a PhD in Health Policy from Dartmouth. Known as an excellent teacher and mentor, he draws on extensive clinical, research, and consulting experience to help people and organizations. His clinical career as an Orthopedic Physical Therapist spanned private practice and academic settings, including the development and launch of a multidisciplinary spine center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. His writings on patient-reported outcome measures, healthcare costs and utilization, shared decision making, and ethical leadership have appeared in numerous publications, including the BMJ, JAMA, Spine, The Journal of Healthcare Management, Forbes, The New America Foundation, and The Atlantic. Thom also enjoys hiking, running, reading, and writing and volunteers with a mountain search and rescue unit within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department as well as with Team Rubicon, a disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization.

Research Interests

Healthcare delivery sciences, patient-reported outcome measures, shared decision making, patient-provider communication, ethical leadership

Teaching Interests

Healthcare delivery sciences, patient-reported outcome measures, shared decision making, patient-provider communication, ethical leadership