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Daniel Nelson

Research Fellow

Daniel Nelson is a fellow in the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care and a student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School and a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He completed residency training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital as part of the BWH/Atrius Health/DPM primary care track. His research interest is in evaluating the effects of health policy decisions on low-income populations in the United States using econometric techniques, especially related to administrative barriers to Medicaid enrollment and retention. He will be working with Hao Yu in the Department of Population Medicine during his time in the fellowship. He practices primary care at Atrius Health.