Manish K. Mishra, MD, MPH, is a Lecturer and the interim director of student affairs and the director of professional education at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
He is also the director of the new Dartmouth Foundations in Health Care initiative that links the study of arts and humanities into pre-health education for undergraduate students. His research roles include the development of shared decision-making tools, the creation of novel patient communication platforms in medical education, studying the role of ACO models in health care reform, and working on systems redesign in global mental health care. He is a course director in a variety of courses at the medical school, public health school, and leads several human rights initiatives with students.
He earned his MD from Dartmouth Medical School in 2005 and an MPH from The Dartmouth Institute in 2009. He served as a resident physician in the Department of Surgery, Department of Preventive Medicine, and Department of Psychiatry—all at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He has completed fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. Prior to medical school, he studied Sanskrit and religion in the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at Harvard University.