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David P. Bodycombe, ScD

Managing Director of ACG System

Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Health Policy and Management

Contact Information

624 N. Broadway, Room 602
Baltimore , Maryland   21205

410 614 5809


ScD , Johns Hopkins University , 1993
MSc , Georgetown University


Continuing interests in performance measurement and clinicial efficiency assessment. Special interest in the application of health risk adjustment methods to ensure comparability.

Honors and Awards

Delta Omega Scholar, Alpha Chapter

  • clinical performance measurement
  • clinical performance improvement
  • efficiency assessment
  • health risk adjustment
  • HRA
  • Bodycombe, David P.; Limacher, Marian C.; et al. The ACC Professional Life Survey: Career Decisions of Women and Men in Cardiology: A Report of the Committee on Women in Cardiology. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 1998; 32(3): 827.

  • Bodycombe, David P.; Weintraub, William S.; et al. The American College of Cardiology National Database: Progress and Challenges. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 1997; 29(2): 459.

  • Bodycombe, David P.; DeMaria, Anthony N.; et al. Effect of Managed Care on Cardiovascular Specialists Involvement, Attitudes and Practice Adaptations. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 1996; 28(7): 1884.

  • Bodycombe, David. Association between the Personal Health Risks, Health Risk Behaviors, and Risk Awareness of Registered Nurses and the Performance of their Patient Counseling Practices. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1992 (doctoral dissertation).

  • Bodycombe, David; et al., Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension-1987. A Nationwide Survey of Physicians’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Reported Behavior. Bethesda, MD: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1989. Document 2968.

  • The Johns Hopkins ACG® System