Dr. Nathan Shippee earned his Masters in Science and Ph.D. in Sociology from Purdue University. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the Minnesota State Univeristy - Moorhead. After completing a Fulbright research fellowship, he worked as a Research Fellow, and then Assistant Professor, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Shippee is a sociologist and outcomes researcher. His research focuses on how social and clinical factors complicate care and outcomes for patients with chronic conditions. He has extensive expertise with claims and linked survey-administrative data, including Medicare and state public health insurance programs.