David Gustafson

Emeritus Research Professor


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4109 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-4882
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Dave Gustafson directs the University of Wisconsin−Madison’s Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies, which includes the national program office for the Network for Improvement of Addiction Treatment, and Center of Excellence on Active Aging Research (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality). His research interests focus on developing systems engineering tools to support sustainable individual and organizational improvement. HIs individual change research develops and tests computer systems to help people deal with significant issues affecting quality of life including addiction, cancer and aging. He published over 270 reviewed publications including seven books.  Dave is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the Association for Health Services Research, the American Medical Informatics Association, the WK Kellogg Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, which he co-founded and was board vice-chair. He co-chaired the federal Science Panel on Interactive Communications in Health and serves on NIH’s Dissemination and Implementation in Health Study Section.

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